2017-08-16 / Obituaries

Annie Bernice Clayton Ashby

TIMBERLAKE — Annie Bernice Clayton Ashby, 92, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.  
She was born in Person County to the late John William Clayton and Annie Oakley Clayton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Ashby; two sons, Ricky M. Ashby and Burley Ashby; one daughter, Annie Mae Ashby; and two grandchildren, Dale Ashby and Ann Ashby Bleeker.  
Mrs. Ashby was a member of Timberlake Baptist Church.
Surviving are four children, Joe Ashby of Oxford, Daniel Ashby (Nita) of Rougemont, Brenda Gentry (Mark) of Roxboro, and Beverly Fraizer of Rougemont; one brother, William Gail Clayton of Roxboro; one sister, Barbara Smith of Roxboro; 10 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held 2 to 3 p.m., an hour prior to the service and other times at the home of her daughter, Brenda, 1742 Gentry Ridge Road.  
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Mill Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Dion Loving and the Rev. Hal Dickerson officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Pallbearers will be Mark Gentry Jr., Jeremy Gentry, Chad Ashby, Eric Frazier, Alex Perkins, Caleb Gentry, Joshua Hobgood and Jesse Hobgood.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ruthless4LifeMC.
Condolences may be sent at www.brooksandwhite.com.

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