Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – Volume XVIII, Issue No. 13

Bobbie Joe Asbill

1936 – 2017

A graveside service for Bobbie Joe Asbill, 81, of Emory, was held on July 23 in Elm Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Jackson officiated.

Mr. Asbill died on July 21, 2017, at Senior Suite Care & Rehab in Emory. He was born February 11, 1936, in Emory, to Woodrow Carson and Wanda Yarbrough Asbill. He married Emma Faye Burgess in Greenville on November 28, 1973. Bobbie was a farmer and rancher. He farmed wheat and other crops, but he always ran a herd of cattle. He was a member of Elm Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for three years. He loved his family and spending time with them.

Mr. Asbill is survived by his wife of Emory; daughters, Sheriee Hurst and husband Steve of Point, Shelia Banta and husband Steve of Point, Tessa Brzesku and husband Dewayne of Josephine; sons, Bobby Asbill and wife Ashley of Cooper, and Kelly Barrett and wife Joyce of Emory; sisters, Ivanell Ratliff and husband James of Emory, Donna Kirkpatrick and husband Gerald of Emory, and Jeannie Barrett of Emory; brother, Roger Asbill of Emory; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and numerous other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Patricia Asbill; and brother, W.C. Asbill.

Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.


Flora Louise Landers

1945 – 2017

Graveside services for Flora Louise McGuire Landers, 72, of Alba, were held July 24 at Pilgrim Rest #2 Cemetery in Golden. Chaplain James Spurgeon officiated.

Pallbearers were Buddy McGuire, Donnie McGuire, Jay McGuire, Doug McGuire, Greg McGuire, Jeremy McGuire and Deric McGuire.

Mrs. Landers died on July 22, 2017, at her residence in Alba. She was born January 8, 1945, in Collin County, to Horace Delivan and Wanda Louise Nicholson McGuire. She married William Earl Landers on March 22, 1974, in Wylie. She lived in the Alba area since 1989.

She is survived by sons, Wayne Jones of Alba, and Glen Jones and wife Virginia of Alba; daughters, Kayla Frazier and husband Mark of Alba, Judy Landers of Alba, and Frances Young and husband Mike of Alba; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 21 years; brothers, Buddy McGuire, Donald McGuire, Roland McGuire and Raymond McGuire; and granddaughter, Shadera Jones.


Nellie Marie Painter

1931 – 2017

Cremation arrangements for Nellie Marie Painter, 86, of Emory are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Mrs. Painter died July 22, 2017, in Sulphur Springs, at Carriage House Manor. She was born July 6, 1931, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Woodrow and Willie Ann Smith Weaver.

During her working career, she worked for Pizza Inn Corp., as a secretary. She married Burl Painter in Kilgore on August 20, 1988. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Mrs. Painter is survived by sons, Billy Painter and wife Jan of Emory, Larry Painter and wife Debbie of Bremen, Ky.; daughter, Cheryl Cervantes of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Steve Painter; and her husband.