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Martha Asberry, 79, Burkesville, KY (1940-2019)

Mrs. Martha Maylene Vincent Asberry of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 7, 2019, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky, having attained the age of 79 years, 5 months, and 17 days.

The Funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at 3pmCT at Branham Grove Baptist Church, 3096 Modoc Rd, Burkesville, Kentucky.

The family will receive friends after 2pmCT on Saturday, October 12, 2019, and after 1pmCT at the church on Sunday.

She was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky on Saturday, April 20, 1940, the daughter of Melvin Luther and Flossie Lee Sheckles Vincent. She was of Seventh Day Adventist faith and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Asberry, son, Ricky Asberry, grandson, Ricky Whitley, brothers, Junior Vincent, Joe Vincent, and sisters, Etha Lewis, Ethel Vincent, Jackie Wells, Mable Kemplen, and Mary Vincent.

She is survived by her children, Connie Asberry of Albany, Kentucky, Marie Asberry of Monticello, Kentucky, Deborah Black of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, Cordell Dwayne Asberry of Coalmont, Tennessee, Donnie Joe (Donna) Asberry of Albany, Kentucky, Samuel Esco Don Asberry, Jr. of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Melvin Randolph (Sandra) Asberry of Elyria, Ohio, sisters, Jean Ooten of Eighty Eight, Kentucky, Linda Porter of Burkesville, Kentucky, and Brenda Mueller of Eighty Eight, Kentucky, 19 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

In Lieu of flowers donations are suggested to help cover expenses and may be left at the funeral home.

Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at

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