Bernice Asher

Bernice Asher

February 8, 1920 - August 22, 2014

Bernice Morgan Asher, age 94, of Corbin, departed this life and went to her eternal home to be with the Lord on Friday evening, August 22, 2014.  Born February 8, 1920, in Hyden, KY, Bernice was the eldest daughter of six children of the late Sarah Ellen and Will Morgan.  Her sisters, Faye Hensley and Marie Roland, as well as one brother, Carl Morgan, preceded her in death.  Surviving siblings include one sister, Gladys Stidham and one brother, Ted Morgan, of Ohio, along with three sisters-in-law: Jean Morgan of Hyden, Betty Mosley of Hyden, and Glenna Mosley of Ohio and two brothers-in-law:  Jack Roland and Don Mosley of Ohio.

In addition to her parents, Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, Shelby Asher to whom she was married for 61 years; one daughter, Christine Durham Wilson, and one stillborn son, Jimmy Dale Asher.  Her surviving children are Norma Jean Clemons of Corbin, Ralph Asher and wife Iva Glen of Corbin, Wanda Joyce Chapel of Stockbridge, GA, Jodie Thomas and husband Larry of Corbin, Wayne Asher and wife Tina of Corbin, and Edith Ely and husband Ed of Corbin.  Bernice was a grandmother to 22 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren, and 24 great-great grandchildren.  She is also survived by a host of relatives and friends.  All of her family and friends mourn her passing but rejoice in heaven’s gain.  Bernice lived a good, long, faithful life in Christ.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Anderson, Rev. Marvin Simmons, and Rev. Leonard Siler officiating.  Burial will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery at Keavy.  Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday and continue until the funeral hour at 11:00 A.M. at Hart Funeral Home, Inc., located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin. 

  • Regina (Morgan) Rhinehart
    Posted at 13:14h, 24 August Reply

    Edith & Wayne
    I have such happy memories of Aunt Bernice when I was a girl. She and Uncle Shelby were so welcoming when we visited. I remember how exciting it was to get the record you made and listen on our stereo. Sending my love and sympathies. My daughter Alissa Shuster and her family plan to bring my dad (Ted Morgan) to the service

  • Theda (Morgan) Hayes
    Posted at 02:02h, 26 August Reply

    To Aunt Bernice’s Family
    As a child I have such fond memories of visiting your family when we came to Hyden. Aunt Bernice was always loving and full of hugs. I will always remember our visit several years ago,it was filled with love and laughter. I know she will be missed terribly. I am sorry we can’t be there but we send our love and will keep you in our prayers .

  • Marlene Click
    Posted at 03:12h, 26 August Reply

    My mother, Helen Hensley Kerns and my family extend our deepest condolences to all of you. We regret that we will be unable to attend Aunt Bernice’s services. We will keep you in our hearts and prayers.
    Marlene Mattingly Click

  • Eva Ruth Wooton Morgan
    Posted at 00:33h, 29 August Reply

    I remember Bernice as always having a smile on her face. I send my condolences to all the family, praying that you will look to the lord for your peace and comfort during this sad occasion. May God Bless and Keep you!!

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