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Austin Langford Ashby

Graveside service for Austin Langford Ashby, age 65, of Morristown, TN, will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at Blanche Cemetery with Bro. James Strope officiating. Mr. Ashby passed away Thursday morning in Morristown, TN.

He was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late J.D. and Mary Irene Brown Ashby.

He is survived by his nephew Randy (Melinda) Mitchell of Taft, TN, niece Mary Ann Pirtle of Taft, great-nephew Daniel Levi Mitchell of Ardmore, TN, Megan Theresa Danielle (Josh) Mitchell of Flintville, great-great-nephew Donald Ray Griffin of Flintville.  He was preceded in death by  sister Shirley Ann Ashby Mitchell.

Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 12-1 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of Austin Langford Ashby.

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#1 Comment By mary ann pirtle On July 4, 2014 @ 12:44 pm

i want to thank every one for there prayers,flowers,and just for being there in the time of our beloved one who is now in heaven with his mom and dad and sister.he will be greatly missed . rest in peace . i love u. i also want to thank morrisontown nursing home for taken care of him through the years. by mary ann pirtle and fiancee john hollan.

#2 Comment By Meryl On July 6, 2014 @ 12:33 am

Please allow me to offer my condolences to the, Ashby family with these comforting words: The prophetic vision of Revelation 21:1-4 points to the time of “a new heaven” and “a new earth” and gives the promise that then “death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.” Since this promise is given, not to spirit creatures, but specifically to “mankind,” it gives assurance that a new earthly society of humankind living under the “new heaven” will experience restoration of mind and body to fullness of health and everlasting life as earthly “children of God.” This is the hope for, Mr. Ashby, as well. I am very sorry for your loss. May God’s Word comfort you and your family. Sincerely, Meryl ~ crochetmerylsway@gmail.com

#3 Comment By Robin On July 8, 2014 @ 3:22 pm

Would like to offer my condolences to the Ashby family. I had the pleasure of working with Austin for several years at CMI. He was quite a character you could not help but love him he just stole your heart. I loved his stories ,he could always make me laugh. I can just see him with his dress pants, shirt, tie, and of course his hat he was quite the charmer and loved the ladies. I know that Austin has a new body now free from all pain and will no longer have to suffer. Rest in Peace sweet little Austin.