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John Allen Ashmore, Sr

  • Birth 24 Mar 1936 Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 24 Sep 2013 Alabaster, Shelby County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama, USA
  • Plot Section 1 Site 620
  • Memorial ID 117617820

Martin Funeral Home Obituary
Clanton, AL
September 26, 2013

John Allen Ashmore, 77, of Verbena died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Alabaster.

He was born on Tuesday, March 24, 1936 in Mississippi, Son of the late Robert Ashmore and the late Ida Cummings Ashmore.

He was in Law Enforcement.

Surviving are his Wife, Susie Ashmore of Verbena, AL; Sons, Kent (Regina) Ashmore of Clanton, AL, Daryl Ashmore of Clanton, AL; Step-Son, Gary Elbon of Shelby, AL; Step-Daughter, Jenni Summers, IN; Grandchildren, Lauren Ashmore of Jemison, AL, Joshua Ashmore of Jemison, AL; Several Step-Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his Son, John Jr. and a Twin Brother, Willie Albert Ashmore.

Friends will be received from 5-7, Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel.

Services will be held Monday, September 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Martin Chapel with Rev. Tom Barnes officiating.

Interment will follow in Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, AL.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Toys for Tots.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

You may leave online confolences for the family at our website:

John Allen Ashmore was a retired Master Sergeant for the US Air Force. Retiring after 20 plus years of service including service in both the Korean and Vietnam wars.

The last of his family to pass away. He was preceded in death by his first wife Gertha Lee Ashmore, 2nd wife Barbara L. Ashmore; sisters: Georgia Bell Ashmore Williams, Mary Faye Ashmore Cloninger, Bobbye Jean Ashmore Delk, Norma Ruth Ashmore Viglietti and twin brother Willie Albert Ashmore, Sr.

John is also survived by his daughter, Debra Lee Ashmore and his 3rd wife, Hazel Ilene Bryant Ashmore.

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