Obituary Adolph Wallace Brashear,
Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri, 24 Feb 1995
Adolph W. Brashear - Mexico Evening Ledger? Adolph W. "Red" Brashear, 74, of 522 Yale, died at 1:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 1995, at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Services are scheduled for Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church, with the Rev. Randall Sawyer officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Arnold Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be sent to the First Christian Church in Mexico or to the American Heart Association. He was born Nov. 18, 1920, in Portland, Mo., to Adolph Otto and Inez Hayes Brashear. On Aug. 24, 1940, he married Alberta O. Bishop in Jefferson City. Mr. Brashear was a supervisor of quality assurance at A.P. Green Industries, Inc., where he worked for 45 years before his retirement. He was a member of the First Christian Church and the Odd Fellows, was active with the Boy Scouts of America, youth baseball, and the Senior Nutrition Center, and was an avid bowler. He was a past deacon and elder at the First Christian Church, a member of the A.P. Green Management Club and a member of the Kum Double Class at the church. He is survived by his wife; a son, Wally Brashear of Mexico; two daughters, Sandra Hoover of Columbia and Mrs. Kelly (Connie) Dever of Quincy, Ill.; five sisters, Dorothy Schlatt of Mexico, Georgia Thomas and Irene Nolte, both of Fulton, Rose Ferguson of Mokane and Margaret Elsenrath of Portland; a brother, John Brashear of Mexico; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Brashear was precede in death by a sister.
Obituary Alberta (Olive) Brashear,
Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri, 21 Feb 2000
Alberta O. Brashear - Mexico Evening Ledger Alberta O. Brashear, age 90 of Mexico, died on Monday, Feb. 21, 2000 at 8:34 a.m. at the Mexico Manor. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Arnold Funeral Home with the Rev. Randall Sawyer officiating. Burial will be at East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Arnold's. Mrs. Brashear was born in Callaway County on Oct. 21, 1909 to Bertley and Daisy Hendricks Bishop. On Aug. 24, 1940, she married Adolph W. "Red" Brashear in Jefferson City. She was a member of the First Christian Chruch. Survivors include a son, Wallace Brashear of Mexico, two daughters, Sandra Hoover of Columbia and Mrs. Kelly (Connie) Deaver of Quincy, Ill.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph W. "Red" Brashear, who died on Feb. 24, 1995; one brother, John T. Bishop; and one sister, Viola Keele. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or to the Mexico Manor.