|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1924|
St. Louis County
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2010|
North Carolina, USA
GREENSBORO, NC — Elizabeth Crossen Ashley, 85, died on Friday, March 26, 2010, surrounded by her family and caregivers in the peace and comfort of home.
She passed away just 30 minutes before her husband of 65 years, Captain Linsey Simpson Ashley.
Mrs. Ashley was born and raised in Saint Louis, MO, and was the daughter of Dr. Robert James Crossen and Mrs. Genevieve Wilson Crossen Towle.
She was a 1946 graduate of Wellesley College, and her life as a homemaker and wife of a Naval captain led her to Boston, MA; San Diego, CA; Pearl Harbor, HI; Charleston, SC; Norfolk, VA; McLean, VA; and finally to Greensboro.
Her family includes daughter Lucy Ashley Mischen (Stephen) of Greensboro, granddaughter Virginia Mischen-Hays (Dr Ryan Hays) of Princeton, NJ, grandson Dr. Byron Mischen (Dr. Susan Marcelli) of Belleair, FL; and great-granddaughters Calla, Reese, and Spencer Mischen of Belleair, FL; son Robert Linsey Ashley, who predeceased her; son Jeffrey Crossen Ashley of Virginia and grandchildren Amy and Steven Ashley of Virginia; brother Dr. Philip Sturgeon Crossen (Leila) of Lexington, KY, who predeceased her; sister Carolyn Crossen McMillan (John) of Salem, OR; and members of her extended family.
Private memorial services are planned for a later date in Frankfort, MI, Arlington, VA, and Charleston, SC.
Her memory may be honored by contributions to:
c/o Office of Development Services
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation
c/o Development Office
4600 East West Highway - Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814
News & Record (April 1 to April 3, 2010)
Genevieve Wilson Crossen Towle (1898 - 1987)
Linsey Simpson Ashley (1924 - 2010)*
Note: Wife of Linsey S. Ashley, Capt US Navy
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 54 / Site 2885
Created by: KATHY
Record added: Apr 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50607926
Added: May. 15, 2017
In Loving Memory of my 2nd cousin 2x's removed|
Added: Jul. 30, 2013
May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace, Mrs. Ashley!|
Added: Apr. 4, 2010