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Avery Earl Ashbrook, Russell Co., KY (1922-2012)

He was a member of a highly regarded Russell County, family with strong ties to Adair County. He was a longtime resident of Adair County, where he was a merchant and United States Postmaster at Milltown, KY. He was also a former Intermediate Sunday School Department Superintendent at the Columbia Baptist Church. He was a merchnat for 35 years, a postmaster for 32 years, a Mason for over 60 years, and a Kentucky Colonel. He served in the United States Army as a private. He was a member of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church at the time of his death

Avery Earl Ashbrook, Grider Lane, Russell Springs, KY, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at his home.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT, Friday, March 23, at the Russell Springs United Methodist Church, 206 Jamestown Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Jim Kingrey the officiating clergy. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Thursday, March 22, at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E. Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY. Burial will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY.


Avery Earl Ashbrook, Russell Co., KY (1922-2012)

He was born Tuesday, December 18, 1922, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Abner Thomas Ashbrook and the late Maudi (Gaskin) Ashbrook. He died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 89 years, 3 months, and 2 days.

He was a longtime resident of Adair County, where he was a merchant and postmaster at Milltown, KY. He was also a former Intermediate Sunday School Department Superintendent at the Columbia Baptist Church. He was a merchant for 35 years, a postmaster for 32 years, a Mason for over 60 years, and a Kentucky Colonel. He served in the United States Army as a private.

He is survived by the following:
  • His son: Glenn P. Ashbrook, husband of Bonnie Ashbrook, Campbellsville, KY

  • His daughter: Theresa, wife of Doug Pendygraft, Louisville, KY

  • A sister: Alva Hayes, Cincinnati, OH

  • Four grandchildren: Chad Ashbrook, Ashley Allen, Jason Stephens, and Heather Pendygraft

  • Nine great grandchildren

  • And a host of nieces and nephews and other friends and relatives
Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E. Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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