|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 2008|
Source: Sunbury News: Sunbury, OH; Pub: 20 Jan 2008---
Gladys V. Ashbaugh, age 90 of Sunbury died Saturday afternoon, January 19, 2008 at Countryview of Sunbury
Born in East Liverpool on August 27, 1917, she had resided in the Sunbury area since 1959.
She had worked as a retail stock clerk for Cussin & Fern in Columbus, as a custodian at Big Walnut High School, and in the meat department of the Townley-Main IGA store in Sunbury. Gladys loved children; she took care of many neighborhood children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Her door was never locked; she opened her heart and home to anyone in need. She enjoyed gardening, both flowers and vegetables. She took great pride in canning not only the vegetables of her own garden, but also those of numerous friends. Her signature canned item, was her famous pickled beets. She was also known for her wonderful baked goods of pies and cakes, as well as her large pot of vegetable soup made for family gatherings.
On this past Thursday, January 17, 2008, she was preceded in death by her husband of almost 67 years; Theodore E. Ashbaugh, whom she married on January 22, 1941 in East Liverpool.
She is survived by daughters: Janice Jones of East Liverpool, Joyce (Bob) Wiese, sons George (Ginny) Ashbaugh of Jacksonville, Florida, Terry (Carol) Ashbaugh of Malta, Ohio, 14 Grandchildren, numerous Great-grandchildren, 2 Great-great-grandchildren, sister Theda Bunton of Stow.
In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by Great-granddaughter Shawna Michelle Wiese and brother George Smith.
Calling hours will not be observed, arrangements have been entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury.
Graveside services will be held at a later date in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to Odyssey Hospice, 540 Officecenter Pl., Suite 100, Gahanna, OH 43230
Theodore Reed Ashbaugh (1916 - 2008)
Sunbury Memorial Park
Created by: Have A Heart
Record added: May 28, 2011
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