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Obituaries

Obituaries

Roberta M. Asbury Hitt 1926 - 2007 Moberly

Services for Roberta M. Asbury Hitt, 80, Moberly, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Cater Funeral Home Chapel in Moberly. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery.Mrs. Hitt died Friday, May 18, 2007, at her home of natural causes.She was born Aug. 24, 1926, in rural Randolph County, the daughter of Edgar H. and Daisy Maude Chapman Asbury. She was a lifetime resident of the Renick and Moberly areas.Mrs. Hitt worked for State Farm Insurance Co. and retired in 1978. She was a member of Renick Methodist Church, Clark Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star, Moberly American Legion Auxiliary and Moberly Ladies Moose.She married Thomas W. Hitt Jr. on Nov. 8, 1946, in Renick. He died Dec. 6, 1990.Mrs. Hitt also was preceded in death by her parents; a son-in-law, John Howard Shadwell; and three brothers, Edgar H., Don and Bill Asbury.Survivors include a son, Thomas E. Hitt, Lawrence, Kan.; a daughter, Donna J. Finnell Shadwell, Thompson; a granddaughter, Tomi Marie Hitt; two stepgrandchildren, Tina and Tara Passmore; three sisters-in-law, Lois Asbury, Casper, Wyo., Joan Asbury, Moberly, and Norma Hitt Walker, Springfield; a godchild, Susan Asbury McKenzie; and nieces, nephews, special friends Phyllis Haymes and Doris Freelin, other relatives and friends.The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Missouri River Hospice - Macon Team, P.O. Box 186, Macon, MO 63552, or Clark Eastern Star Building Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 1520 E. Rollins St., Moberly, MO 65270.