The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 27, 2012

Ferrell L. Alsbury, Sr.


The Joplin Globe

QUAPAW, Okla. — Ferrell Lee Alsbury, Sr., age 77 passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Higher Call Nursing Home in Quapaw, Okla.

He was born on Jan. 26, 1935, the son of Noel & Ella (Marsh) Alsbury.

He was preceded in death by his father; a daughter, Shawnra Alsbury; and one brother, Gary Alsbury.

He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline (Moore) Alsbury; his mother, Ella Alsbury; two sons, Lee Alsbury and his wife, Susan, of Fairland, Okla. and Marlon Alsbury and his wife, Pamela, of Quapaw, Okla.; two daughters, Sheila Green and her husband, Danny, of Quapaw, and Nerissa Quiroz and her husband, Trini, of Fairland; also surviving are two brothers, Doyle Alsbury and his wife, Gloria, of Quapaw, and Darrell Alsbury and wife, Edna, of Tahlequah, Okla.; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Ferrell Lee Alsbury, Sr. will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28,  at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, with Rev. Larry Degonia and Rev. Hiram Price, officiating. Interment will follow in the Hickory Grove Cemetery, Grove, Okla., under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from  7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Cade Alsbury, Josh Alsbury, Duane Alsbury, Dexter Alsbury, Quinton Quiroz and Koith Quiroz. Honorary pallbearers will be Melvin Howerton, Irvin Charlton, Charles Riggins, Charles Searcy, Larry Gallett, John Crawford and Albert Buzzard.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami.

Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomas

funeralhomes.com.