Mary Ann Asbury-Hill


    Mary Ann Asbury-Hill (nee Hale) of Steelville, Missouri was born on Monday, December 2, 1957 in West Plains, Missouri to Alvin Norman William and Carrie Effie Roberson Hale and passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the age of 61 years, 4 months and 29 days.


    Mary Ann attended Gratiot Schools in St. Louis, Missouri and was a baton twirler.
    She married Mark Anthony Hill on March 17, 1993, Fenton, Missouri.
    Mary Ann worked for many years as a factory worker at R&F Spaghetti and then Bordens. She enjoyed playing Play Station, especially Haunted Mansion and baking with her grandkids. She used to love to fish with her husband, lately enjoyed watching TV and spending time with her dog, Taz.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin Sr. and Carrie Hale; husband, Mark Hill; mother-in-law, Betty Berra; sister-in-law, Collette Hale; great grandson, Chandler Werley; and nephew, Alvin Gene Hale.
    She is survived by her two children, Carrie DeBella of Steelville, Missouri and Lou (Bernadette) Copiano of St. Louis, Missouri; 13 grandchildren, Jasmine (Caige) Werley of Sullivan, Missouri, Josh Palecki of Bourbon, Missouri, Justin Palecki of Cuba, Missouri, Emily Pitman of St. Charles, Missouri, Ciara Valentine of Arnold, Missouri, Tyler Copiano, Kenny Copiano, Jake Davis, Cooper Copiano, Leo Copiano, Maggie Copiano, Maura Copiano and Elizabeth Copiano, all of St. Louis, Missouri; six great grandchildren, Camdyn Werley, Zadyn and Taya Lang, Travis Valentine, Norah and Jayce Davis; sister, Sue (Charles “Bud”) Hurst of St. Louis, Missouri; brother, Alvin “Junior” of Hartford, Illinois; special uncle, Gerald Koelling of Mississippi; niece, Jennifer Hurst-Caskanett of Fenton, Missouri; nephews, David Hurst of St. Louis, Missouri, Thomas Hale and Allen Hale both of Illinois; great nephew, Jacob Caskanett of Fenton, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral Service was at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri with Bro. Len Young officiating.
    Burial was at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.