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Gathel Pearl Ashley Hershberger
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1923
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 2009
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA

Charleston Gazette

Gathel Pearl Hershberger, 85, of Clendenin passed from this life on November 13, 2009, at CAMC General Hospital in Charleston.

She was born in Dawes and was the only child of the late Patrick Henry and Anita Belle Gwinn Ashley. Gathel was a 1942 graduate of Clendenin High School, a homemaker, a long time member of the Clendenin United Methodist Church and a fifth generation descendant of Capt. John Young. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Harley Hershberger; son, Roger Hershberger and wife Darlene of Waynesboro, VA; daughters, Betty Greene and husband Bruce of Elkview, and Debbie Bennett and husband Clyde of Duck; grandchildren, Beth Gibson of Concord, NC, Laura Coble of Indian Trail, NC, and Rachel Roe of Charleston; great-grandchildren, Laura and Jacob Beasley, Reese and Race Coble.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 16, 2009 at Matics Funeral Home in Clendenin with the Rev. Scott Ferguson officiating. Burial will be at Thompson Cemetery in Clendenin. The family will receive friends form 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Family links: 
  Patrick Henry Ashley (1898 - 1981)
  Aneta Belle Gwinn Ashley (1901 - 1970)
  Harley Eugene Hershberger (1921 - 2013)
Thompson Memory Garden - Clendenin
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: reggie ashley watson
Record added: Nov 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44588106

- Gerry
 Added: Jan. 26, 2013

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