Name: Walter W. Asbell
From: The Daily Statesman, Dexter,
Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Mr. Asbell was a retired farmer and had spent his life in the Bloomfield community. He was a member of Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid. On Oct. 9, 1943 he was married to Ester Adams.
Survivors include his wife Ester of the home in Bloomfield; two daughters and their spouses, Jewell and Buddy Maddox of Williamsville and Janice and Bill Aslin of Bloomfield; two sisters, Virgie Wilson of Dexter and Mary Killmer of Kansas; two grandsons, Buddy Maddox, Jr. of Portageville and Travis Maddox of Shellsburg, IA.; two granddaughters, Sonja Hobbs of Bloomfield and Sarah Barton of Cordova, Tenn.; seven great-grandchildren, Trevor Maddox, Troy Maddox, Erica Maddox, Aleigha Maddox, Megan Maddox, Ariana Maddox, and Brant Hobbs.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant son, Ronnie Walter Asbell; a great-grandson, Buddy Maddox III; two brothers, Alfred and Louis Asbell; and one sister, Ruthie Baker.
Visitation was held at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday Jan. 2, 2008, at 10 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Lester Clayton and Rev. Phil Warren officiating. Interment followed in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield.