August 25, 2016
Date of Service: August 28, 2016
Interment Location: Crown Section
Margie M. Ashley, age 91, of Elizabethton, has gone home to be with her Lord. She left her earthly home on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from the Ivy Hall Nursing Home. Margie was born on August 22, 1925 to the late James Taylor Montgomery and Martha Viola Harmon Montgomery. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her loving husband, John A. Ashley in 2007; six brothers, John Rex Montgomery, George “Champ” Montgomery, Willard Montgomery, Albert Montgomery, David Montgomery and Glenn Montgomery; and four sisters, Stela Frances Fox, Lillian Nunley, Laura Alona Williams and Marie Montgomery.
Margie retired from North American Rayon Corporation, after 33 years of service and was a member of Highpoint Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Johnny Ashley and wife Judy, of Elizabethton; a daughter, Helen A. Nave and husband Joe, of Elizabethton; two granddaughters, Tammy Ashley, of Elizabethton and Patty Jo Singleton and husband Tracy, of Roan Mountain; three great grandchildren, Patricia Singleton, Jacob Singleton and Nico Ashley; one brother, Raymond Montgomery, of Roan Mountain; and one sister, Vera Lou Lowe and husband Jim, of Jonesborough.
A service to honor the life of Mrs. Margie M. Ashley will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Randy Johnson and Rev. Joel Cook, officiating. Music will be provided by Loren Harris. The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Sunday; or at the residence at any time.
The graveside service will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tracy Singleton, Jacob Singleton, Nico Ashley, and others selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Lynn Montgomery, Earnest Montgomery, Jim Lowe, Kenneth Taylor and Norman Ashley.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nursing staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and to Caris Healthcare for the love and care shown to Margie during her illness.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations in honor of Margie to Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church / Ramp Ministry, 1503 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, TN, 37643 or to Valley Forge United Methodist Church / the King’s Table Fund, 3974 US-19E, Elizabethton, TN, 37643.