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Geraldine Patton Asberry, 72, Dunnville, KY (1945-2018)

She was a homemaker. She was a founding member of Goose Creek Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother that loved to play card games and fish. She was a native of Dunnville, KY and a resident of the town at the time of her death in Danville, KY. She was the daughter of the late John Welby & Maxine Sallee Patton. Her husband of over 38 years, Emmett Asbury survives. She was the matriarch of a large, respected Dunnville, KY, family. She leaves 30 direct living descendants. She had deep family ties in Dunnville, Columbia, Gradyville, Liberty, and elsewhere. Her final resting place will be in Cold Springs Cemetery in Casey County, KY.
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Geraldine Patton Asberry, of Dunnville, KY, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. She was 72.

The funeral service will be held at 10amCT/11amET, on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Billy Hewitt and Bro. Danny Yaden officiating. Burial will follow in Cold Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Derek Propes, Steven Inscho, Cory Hewitt, Dustin Carlton, Thomas Carlton, Christopher Patton, Josh Wilkerson, OC Roark, David Asberry, Kameron Cox, Daveia Inscho, Jade Brown and Eyan Propes.

Geraldine Patton Asberry, Dunnville, KY (1945-2018)

Born on October 16, 1945, in Dunnville, KY, she was a daughter of the late John Welby & Maxine Sallee Patton. She died Friday, June 22, 2018, in Danville, Boyle County, KY, at the age of 72 years, eight months, and six days.

Geraldine was a homemaker. She was a founding member of Goose Creek Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother that loved to play card games and fish.

She is survived by:
  • Her husband: Emmett Asberry, whom she married on September 26, 1979

  • Three daughters: Sherry (Anthony Roberts) Propes of Liberty, KY; Shirley (Stewart) Carlton of Madison, AL; and Susan (Gordan) Wilkerson of Dunnville, KY

  • Two sons: Billy (Brandy) Hewitt of Gradyville, KY; and Johnny (Misty) Asberry of Dunnville, KY

  • A special daughter: Kimberly Hope Salyers of Dunnville, KY

  • Two sisters: Merilene Coffman of Liberty, KY; and Imogene Hiter of Athens, AL

  • Three brothers: Johnny Patton of Dunnville, KY; Donald Patton of Columbia, KY; and James Patton of Liberty, KY

  • Eleven grandchildren

  • Fourteen great-grandchildren
Send condolences to the family of Geraldine Asberry

In lieu of flowers, contributions of sympathy may be made to the funeral home to assist the family of Ms. Asberry with funeral expenses.

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY is in charge of arrangements.

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Geraldine Patton Asberry, 72, Dunnville, KY (1945-2018)

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