Rita Ann Asberry, 72, Carmi, IL


Rita Ann Asberry, 72 of Carmi, IL, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born on May 2, 1951, in Carmi, IL the daughter of Robert Norman and Opal Pearl (Banks) Anselment. Rita was retired having previously worked in healthcare as a CNA. She enjoyed sewing, crafting and social media. Most of all Rita loved her family, friends and her pets.

Survivors include, her sons, Jeff (Joni) Asberry of Carmi, IL, and Shawn (Jamie) Asberry of Norris City, IL; a granddaughter, Emily Ellison of Carmi, IL; many nieces and nephews and a special friend Anthony Thompkins. She was preceded in death by her parents, two infant sons, Anthony Scott Asberry, and Brian Derrick Asberry, five siblings, John Robert Anselment, Steven Wayne Anselment, Donald Ray Anselment, Nancy Lynn McKenzie, and Norma Sue Powell.

A private family service celebrating the life of Rita Ann Asberry, will be held at a later date. Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi is in charge of the arrangements.