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Madeline Lessley Ashby
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1918
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 2007
Augusta County
Virginia, USA


STAUNTON - Madeline (Lessley) Ashby, 88, widow of Glenn Alexander Ashby, of 1809 Orange St., Staunton, and a former resident of Saint Luke's Adult Care for 2 1/2 years, died Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 30, 2007) at her residence. She was born June 21, 1918, in Augusta County, a daughter of the late Sandy and Molly Lessley.

She was preceded in death by her late husband, Glenn Alexander Ashby on May 6, 1995; and a grandson, Christopher M. Brown on November 1, 1997.

Family members include two daughters, Pamela Mader Mitchell and her husband Kevin, of Staunton, and Glenna Campbell and her husband, Raymond of Fishersville; two grandchildren, Lessley B. Mader of Greensboro, N.C., and Alexander Glenn Mitchell of Staunton; two stepgranddaughters, Heather Campbell and Ashlea Campbell; a special niece, Peggy Moore Brust of Maryland; a special great nephew, Robert H. Conquest Jr. of Maryland; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday (Feb. 2, 2007) at Victory Worship Center by the Rev. Ray Eppard. Burial will follow in Thornrose Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be John G. Mader Jr., Kevin Mitchell, Robert Conquest Jr., Dr. H. Lynn Moore, Michael Hupman, Alexander Glenn Mitchell, Edward Jack, and Meredith "Jim" Ashby Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Saint Luke's.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 1, 2007) at her residence, 1809 Orange St.

Memorials may be made to the AMC Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939 or to Saint Luke's Adult Care, 2359 Jefferson Highway, Waynesboro, VA 22980.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Staunton News Leader -- Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia -- February 1, 2007 -- Thursday. 
Family links: 
  Sandy A. Lessley (1873 - 1946)
  Mollie I. Lessley (1879 - 1932)
  Glenn Alexander Ashby (1912 - 1995)*
  Harry Lee Lessley (1907 - 1923)*
  Madeline Lessley Ashby (1918 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
D/o Sandy & Mollie Lessley

Note: ss w/Glenn Alexander Ashby.
Thornrose Cemetery
Staunton City
Virginia, USA
Plot: sec 12
Maintained by: Sgt Daxter
Originally Created by: JMB
Record added: Jan 03, 2010
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Madeline <i>Lessley</i> Ashby
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Madeline <i>Lessley</i> Ashby
Added by: JMB
Madeline <i>Lessley</i> Ashby
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