Vernie Glenn Asbury

1921–2010 (Age 88)
Omaha, Boone, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Vernie Glenn

When Vernie Glenn Asbury was born on 8 October 1921, in Omaha, Boone, Arkansas, United States, his father, George Thomas Asbury, was 20 and his mother, Edna Grace Moulder, was 24. He married Barbara June White on 21 November 1945. He lived in Omaha Township, Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 3 September 2010, in Oak Grove, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Vernie Glenn Asbury
Barbara June White
Marriage: 21 November 1945

Spouse & Children

21 November 1945

Parents & Siblings

  • George Thomas Asbury


  • Female1897–1947Female



World Events (8)

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 1

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands):1. habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor’, ‘fortified place’. 2. from either of two places, in Oxfordshire and Devon, named Ashbury, from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + byrig.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Vernie Asberry in household of George Asberry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernie G Asbury in household of George Asbury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Vernie Glenn Asbury - Published information: Obituary: birth-name: Vernie Glenn Asbury

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