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 Ruby Marie <I>Gant</I> Ashe

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Ruby Marie Gant Ashe

  • Birth 22 Jun 1917 Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 23 Dec 2009 Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Canton, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 65868070

Ruby Marie Ashe, age 92, of Canton, NC was born in Haywood County on Jan. 22, 1917 and passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2009, at Mission Hospitals Memorial Campus.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mattie Humphries Gant. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Ashe, who died in 1987; several brothers; a sister, a son, Tommy Ashe, and a granddaughter, Angela Renee Schrader. She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. Ruby enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, and traveling.

She is survived by three sons, two daughters, a brother, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Morning Star Cemetery. The

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Wells Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: Ann Lindsey
  • Added: 19 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65868070
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Marie Gant Ashe (22 Jun 1917–23 Dec 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65868070, citing Morning Star United Methodist Church Cemetery, Canton, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Ann Lindsey (contributor 46801569) .