Jerry Janiece Ashford, 80, of Powderly, passed away Tuesday,
October 8, 2019, at Legend Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Lee Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from
5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Janiece, the daughter of Thomas David Ashford & Dema Frances Kinworthy Ashford, was born Aug. 23, 1939, in Powderly.
She graduated from Powderly School and attended Paris Business College. Janiece worked a number of years in the cafeteria at North Lamar Schools. She was a member of the Bounds Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed crafts and was an avid BINGO player.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Lawrence Ashford, a sister-in-law, Nell Marie Jordan Ashford, and her longtime boyfriend, Wayne Westbrook.
Survivors include four siblings; Joe Ashford & wife Beverly of Powderly, Karon Fleming & husband Milton of Powderly, Randy Ashford & friend Zoey Farley of Powderly and Lisa Berry & friend Jeff Slagle of Paris along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
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