Marian K. Ashley, age 94, resident of Greenwood, Indiana passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at Greenwood Meadows. She was a former resident of Jay County.
Marian was born, March 24, 1926, in Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Arthur L. and Ethel M. (Via) Pensinger. Marian graduated from Portland High School,1944 and married Gerald (Bob)Ashley, May 11, 1946. He preceded Marian in death, June 6, 1991. She was a member of Our Lady of the Greenwood, Queen of the Holy Rosary Church.
3 daughters: Juanita Russell (Andy) – Indianapolis, Indiana, Jeanette Hoffman (John) –Portland, Indiana, Joy Ashley – Wabash, Indiana
4 grandchildren: Janifer (Jeff) Price, Diane Hoffman, Tamara (Zig) Meluskey, Elizabeth(Billy)Carney;
4 great-grandchildren Jacob and Grace Meluskey, Ruby and Zoey Carney
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Joan Kay, siblings: Mary Bryan, Kenneth Pensinger, Garth Pensinger, Gerald Pensinger, Juanita Pensinger
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. A short service will follow at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Darrel Borders officiating. Burial will follow at Little Salamonia Cemetery with Father Bob Moran presiding.
Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 3:OO pm at Our Lady of the Greenwood.
Memorials may be directed towards Our Lady of the Greenwood Church in Greenwood, Indiana or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Portland.
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