Estel Fleming

81 year old Estel “Shorty” Fleming of Brush Creek died Tuesday at Riverview Regional Medical Center North, Carthage. He was a Baptist, a U.S. Army World War II veteran, a Shriner since 1946, and a 32nd degree mason. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home. Rob Amason will officiate and burial will be in the Brush Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral. He was preceded in death by his parents, L.C. and Dora Harris Fleming along with six brothers and two sisters. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Rachel Hawkins Fleming; a son, Wayne Fleming; and a daughter, Barbara Askew all of Brush Creek. Two grandchildren, Brad and his wife Judy Askew of Brush Creek and Brian Askew of Gordonsville. A sister, Anna Lee Smith of Lebanon and several nieces and nephews. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

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