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1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
Phone: (580) 668-2426
Fax: (580)-701-2576
Nellave Ashley

Nellave Ashley (Yancey )

Friday, January 29th, 1926 - Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Newport - Memorial Services for Mrs. Nellave (Yancey) Ashley, 93 of Newport are scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the New Hope Freewill Baptist Church of Lone Grove with Rev. David Gardner officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Alexander Gray Funeral Home of Wilson.

Nellave was born on January 29, 1926 at Wichita Falls, TX to the late Mr. Herman S. Yancey and Mrs. Nettie Lee (Evans) Yancey. She departed this life on Wed. February 27, 2019 at her home north of Lone Grove.

Nellave married the Mr. Coy Ashley on May 28, 1951 at Gainesville, TX. She helped with the Farm and Ranch north of Lone Grove most all their years together, in addition to serving as a Foster mother to many children and working outside the home within retail clothing and shoe stores. Coy preceded her in death on October 21, 2014. Also preceding are her Parents; daughter, Donna Humphrey; brother, H.S. Yancey and a sister, Billie Ide.
Survivors include her son, David Sandford "Sandy" Ashley, Sr. (Penny) of Newport; sister, Wilma O'Brian of Ft. Worth, TX; brother, Monty Yancey and wife Charlotte of Granbury, TX; sister in law, Pauline Purcell of Newport; grandchildren, David Ashley and wife Marsha, Sandra Rotella, Tom Howell, Amanda Holbrook and husband Caleb and Josh Carlile and wife Brook; great grandchildren, Wyatt Ashley, Madison Wilkerson, Braxton Wilkerson, Nevaeh Rotella, Payton Rotella, Kailani Ashley, Khiana Ashley, Cody Holbrook and Hannah; numerous other family and friends.

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    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 2:00pm
    New Hope Freewill Baptist Church
    LONE GROVE, OK 73443
    Rev. David Gardner


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Posted at 05:09pm
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

Vicki Ashley Willingham

Posted at 07:47am
You are in our prayers Sandy

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