The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Good News Ministry, 201 N. May Street, Americus, Georgia. Dr. E. L. Wallace will officiate. Interment will follow in the Freeman Hill Cemetery, Andersonville Georgia.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Deacon Willie John Asberry was born to the parentage of the Late Willie Lewis and Rena Bell Asberry on March 14, 1963. He was educated in the Sumter County School System. He was affectionately called by Johnny. Johnny never met a stranger. His kind heart and loving ways immediately drew others into his life. Johnny was known throughout the community for being well-dressed. He loved to shop for suits and clothes that you didn’t see everybody else wearing. He liked being different and sharp.
Johnny joined United Holiness Church in the early 80’s under the leadership of Overseer Snipes. He later moved his membership to Good News Ministries where he faithfully served as a dedicated member and Deacon of Good News Ministries Inc. in Americus. He continued to served in the capacity of a Deacon faithfully until his health failed earlier this year.
In 1992 he met and fell in love with the love of his life, Ms. Latrenda Mack who he married on March 10, 1992. They were married 30 years. To this union was born two children. J’Undra and Ja’Braa. In addition to his wife, Mrs. Latrenda Asberry, he leaves to cherish his memories, two daughters, J’Undra (Joshua) Skinner of Wichita, Kansas, Ja’Braa Asberry of Americus. One son, Keevan Tyson of Germany; four loving grandchildren who were his joy: Adriene Skinner, Audrey Skinner, Damion Tyson and Ja’va Henry. Three Sisters, Gennie (John) McElveen, of Irvinton NJ, Dorothy (George) Wilcher, Mary Asberry of Americus, GA. One brother, Larry Gene Paul of Americus. Three Aunts, Minnie Battle, Belinda (Curtis) Brooks all of Americus, Betty (Robert) Washington of New York. One uncle, George (Bobbie) Paul of Americus GA. One devoted adopted Aunt, Ms. Jessie Pearl Battle-Williams of Americus. Devoted nephews include Darren Brown, Jaylan (Gloria) Asberry of Americus, GA. Damien Brown who he loved as his own son. a devoted niece, Felicia (Frank) Reese; His father and mother-law, Mr. Louis and Catherine Mack and Two brothers-in-law, Lewis (Tasha) Mack, Anthony McDonald all of Americus. Timothy (Sofonia) Mack of Birmingham Al. Sisters-in-law, Patricia (Willie) Hayes, Barbara (Joe) Smith of Americus GA. godson, Timothy Perry; goddaughter, Chanita Coleman; Other loving and devoted family and friends include First Lady Selena Wallace and His Pastor and Leader, Bishop E.J. Wallace. Devoted friends include Rodney (Sharon) Johnson, Willie Taylor, Jerome Tyson, Shirley Trice, Rickey Mack, and Elder David Stone of Americus.