Eva Lore <I>Powers</I> Ashworth

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Eva Lore Powers Ashworth

  • Birth 2 Aug 1916 Edith, Coke County, Texas, USA
  • Death 24 Jan 2012 Early, Brown County, Texas, USA
  • Burial May, Brown County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 83927901

My great Aunt Eva "Evie".
Eva Lore Ashworth, 95, of May, Texas, went to be with the Lord at 12:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at the Brownwood Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at May United Methodist Church in May, Texas, with the Rev. Morgan Ashworth officiating. Burial will take place in Wolf Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at Heartland Funeral Home, Early, Texas.

Eva was born on Aug. 2, 1916, in Edith, Texas, to the late George and Ida Fields Powers. She attended school in Edith where she and her sisters rode horseback and traveled by buggy to school each day. Eva accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior at the age of 13 during a revival at Pecan Baptist Church in Edith, where she was baptized in a creek. She was raised in Coke, County, where she met her late husband, Fred Ashworth. They were married on Dec. 24, 1938, in Robert Lee, Texas, and celebrated 38 years of marriage.

Eva worked several years as the Director of the May Senior Citizens where she met many lifelong friends. She also served as a Green Thumb worker for May ISD. Her hobbies included quilting, playing skip-bo, dominoes, crocheting afghans and making special Christmas bells for her loved ones.

Eva was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Leah Blanton and Opal Montgomery; and two sons, George Fredrick Ashworth and Douglas Gene Ashworth.

She is survived by her sons, Morgan and wife Dot of Lone Grove, Okla., and Larry and wife Jo of Wichita Falls, Texas. She is also survived by daughters-in-law, Martha Ashworth of McKinney, Texas, and Sandra Ashworth of Camden, Ark. She was known as Granny by 12 grandchildren, Niesje Buaas, Mark Williams and wife Deirdre, Kerry Driskill and husband Bobby, Kirk Ashworth and wife Amy, Tammy Rucker, Morgan Ashworth Jr. and wife Mary, Callye Fenn and husband Tim, Scott Ashworth, Chris Ashworth and fiancé Haley, Corey Jacobs and husband Jeff, Wendy Eakin and husband Matt and Tera Tuggle and husband Jason. Granny Eva was the great-grandmother to 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She was also loved by many nieces and nephews as well as their children.

Friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.

Aged 95 years.

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