CHARLESTON -- Juliette Maire "Judy" Asa, 72, died March 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born June 6, 1934, in Bee Branch, Ark., to the late O.W. and Lema Holland Duncan, she lived in Charleston a number of years and owned and operated the Humpty Dumpty Day Care Center for over 36 years until her retirement in June 2006. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Charleston, where she had served as the secretary for her Sunday school class and had worked in vacation Bible school. She had also served as a Girl Scout Leader for several years.
On Dec. 28, 1951, she married Carl William Asa, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Todd Asa of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Carla Vanover of Sikeston, Teri McCann of Charleston and Jeri Nanney of Prattville, Ala.; one brother, Lindon Duncan of Sikeston; one sister, Mary Etta Miles Lancaster of Sikeston; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and special friends, the Barney Reeves family.
Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Visitation will continue at 9 a.m. Friday until service time at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Charleston. The Rev. Gerald Collier of Ironton will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston.
Pallbearers will be: Buddy Reeves, Dustin McCann, Benjamin Nanney, Chris Vanover, Jeff Miles and Daniel Mudd.
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Memorials may be made to:
The First Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School Fund
P.O. Box 445
Charleston, MO 63834