Originally created 09/17/99

Mr. Bennie Asbury



UNION POINT, Ga. -- Mr. Bennie Asbury, 65, of 102 Hunter St., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at Boswell Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Siloam Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Forrest Lester officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Mr. Asbury, a native of Greene County, was chairman for the Greene County Board of Commissioners and a public servant for more than 40 years. He had retired as an educator, and he was an Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Carol M. Asbury; a daughter, Sharliss Ledell Asbury; and six sisters, Lucille Shoals, Idonia McPherson, Christine Smith, Lola Staley, Ophelia Harris and Roslyn Hargrove.

Hughes and Turner Funeral Home, Crawfordsville, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 17, 1999