Vella Virginia Asbury, 90, of South Charleston, went home to be the Lord on Sunday, August 26, 2007, at the ElderCare of West Virginia, Ripley after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the Briar Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her son, Carol Asbury and husband, Colonia Asbury.
She is survived by her son, Jerry (Judy) Asbury of South Charleston; daughter-in-law, Jewell Asbury of South Charleston; two sisters, Lillian Smith of Charleston and Nina McKenzie of Princeton; three granddaughters, Monica Sigmon, Janet Blankenship and Sherri Asbury-Casto; eight great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Rev. Thomas P. Nolan and Kellis Parsons officiating. Burial will be held in Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the First United Methodist Church of South Charleston, 905 Glendale Avenue, South Charleston, West Virginia 25303.