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Myrna M. Asher

March 8, 1937 — September 19, 2022


Myrna M. Asher


Myrna M. Asher, 85, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, September 19, 2022, at Rush Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born March 8, 1937, in Lynn, the only daughter of Basil and Blanche (Cox) York.  On February 26, 1961, she married Christopher Asher Jr., and he preceded her in death on March 8, 2014.

Myrna is survived by her daughters, Jonna Asher and Kristi Asher, both of Shelbyville.

In addition to Christopher, Myrna was preceded in death by her parents.

Myrna graduated in 1954 from Winchester High School.  She graduated from Olivet in 1958, and received her Masters degree in education from Indiana University in 1966.

She taught third and fourth grades at Triton Central for 35 years, retiring in 1993.  After retiring, she owned and operated Unique Creations in Metamora.

Myrna was a member of the Merchants Association and the Economic Development Corporation in Metamora.

She had articles published in the Gad-a-bout.

Myrna enjoyed traveling and reading.

She loved her dog, Ruthie, and her granddogs.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, September, 21, 2022, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Rev. Colin Cress officiating.

Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelbyville-Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176 or Friends of Franklin County Indiana Animal Shelter, 9076 Landfill Road, Metamora, Indiana 47030.

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