|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2013|
Doris Ashley, 92, of Sibley died at 4:30 p.m. Friday (July 26, 2013) at her home in rural Sibley surrounded by her family. Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the United Methodist Church in Gibson City with the Rev. John Tennyson officiating. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City.
Mrs. Ashley was born Dec. 28, 1920 in rural Gibson City, a daughter of Kenneth and Merle Leonard. She married Curtis F. Ashley on Aug. 19, 1946, in Gibson City. He died Aug. 22, 1992.
Surviving are two sons, Gary (Linda) Ashley of Milledgeville, Ga., and Randy Ashley of Paxton; and a daughter, Julie (Kent) Saunders of Mahomet. Her heart was filled with love for her eight grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Stanley and Evan (June) Leonard, both of Gibson City; a brother-in-law, Don Hiner of Gibson City; and a special lifelong friend, Vona Baker of Clinton. She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
Doris taught in a one-room school house north of Gibson City. She loved animals, decorating for all of the holidays, and being with her family. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Gibson City.
Kenneth E. Leonard (1890 - 1948)
Merle G. Kerchenfaut Leonard (1897 - 1963)
Curtis Fredrick Ashley (1917 - 1992)
Randy Curtis Ashley (1952 - 2013)*
Russell K. Leonard (1913 - 1995)**
Dorothy G. Leonard Barnes (1919 - 2007)*
Doris Leonard Ashley (1920 - 2013)
Stanley E. Leonard (1925 - 2015)*
Wilma J. Leonard Hiner (1928 - 1999)*
Evan Ray Leonard (1933 - 2015)*
Drummer Township Cemetery
Created by: Janet S. Alvis
Record added: Jul 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114502969