Asher, Lou Veda – Obituary

Asher, Lou Veda

Prineville, Oregon

Lou Veda Asher passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at Ochoco Care Center in Prineville, Ore.

She was 90 years old.

Visitation will be held from 2-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2006 at Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 185 NE 4th St, Prineville, Ore.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2006 at Missionary Baptist Church, 1870 NW Riverland Loop, Prineville, Ore. Pastor Jack Collier will officiate.

Lou was born on July 4, 1915 to Charlie and Lillie (Chestnut) Hibbitts in Long Branch, Ky.

After school she married Charles and started a family. She left London, Ky., in 1956 and moved to Prineville, Ore., where she spent the rest of her life.

She was a Sunday school teacher and substitute school teacher.

She was baptized in the Baptist Church in 1933.

She was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church of London, Ky.

Her hobbies included cooking, crocheting, playing checkers, gardening, sewing, quilting, horses, hunting deer and telling stories to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include: her sons Mel and Diana Asher of Alfalfa, Ore., and Alvin and Carole Asher of Prineville, Ore.; daughter Billie Jean Smith of Prineville, Ore.; numerous nieces and nephews, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, two brothers, two sons, Bill and Calvin Asher, husband and one great-granddaughter.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Whispering Pines Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

Central Oregonian, Prineville, Oregon – February 19, 2006

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