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Virginia R. Ashby

December 27, 1918 - February 13, 2020
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Funeral service for Mrs. Virginia R. Ashby, age 101, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 1 PM on Monday, February 17, 2020, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Kyle Smith and Jerry Carter officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband, William Calvin Ashby, in Booneville Cemetery.

Virginia was born on December 27, 1918 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Milton Scott and Clara Sue Gill Rozar. She was a member of Booneville Church of Christ. Mrs. Ashby passed away on February 13, 2020 at Donalson Care Center.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol Ashby Sullenger (Roy) Yates of Chapel Hill, TN; grandchildren, Ginger Lynne Sullenger (Kenny) Ledbetter, April Lynne Chadwick (Bobby) Nicholson, Frank Beasley “Chad” (Jaimie) Chadwick, Jr., and Julie Anne Chadwick (Ray) Runyon; step-grandchildren, Tim (Tammy) Yates, Ada (Larry) Giles, and Steven (Hillary) Yates; Great-grandchildren, Logan Nicholson, Jacob Nicholson, Cross Chadwick, Ashby Chadwick, Conner Runyon, and Cailyn Runyon; seven step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Lynne Chadwick; brothers, Willie B., Edward and Gill Rozar; and sister, Lona Mae Thompson.

Visitation with the family will be held at 4 PM until 7 PM on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Virginia R. Ashby.

Schedule of Services
  • Visitation
  • Date: February 16, 2020
    Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: February 17, 2020
    Time: 1:00 PM