Virginia R. Ashby
December 27, 1918 -
February 13, 2020

Visitation

February 16, 2020
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Service 

February 17, 2020
1:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

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.

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7 Comments

  1. Rosie Tallent

    Im so sorry I loved your mother and our visits she loved her family and was blessed to live such a long life she will be missed

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  2. Ms. Fonda Blair

    Carol, I am so sorry of your loss of your precious mother. God was so pleased with her He rewarded her with long life. Prayers for comfort and strength as she will be greatly missed.

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  3. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Carol, Sending my sincere condolences in the loss of your mother. What a blessing that you have had here all these years, but it is never long enough. Much love!

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  4. Thomas Rozar

    Glad I visited with Aunt Virginia and you (Carol) the other day. Should have visited many more times. The Rozar family has truly lost a treasure. May God comfort you and your family
    Ray and Judy Rozar

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  5. Janice Towry Meridith

    Carol, Your mom was so sweet, kind and encouraging to my mother at Donalson Assisted Living. I hope and pray sweet memories for you.
    Janice Towry Meridith

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    • Melissa McCool

      To the Family
      I sorry for the loss of Mrs. Virginia. She was such a sweet person. I remember I would come by with snacks and she always wanted chocolate ice cream or chocolate milk. She is one of the nicest person I had ever met. I will miss her. I am looking forward to seeing her again in heaven. Sincerely,Melissa

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  6. Mary Partin

    Carol, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers and thoughts. She was a wonderful lady.
    Mary & Teresa Partin
    Billy McGehee

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7 Comments

  1. Rosie Tallent

    Im so sorry I loved your mother and our visits she loved her family and was blessed to live such a long life she will be missed

    Reply
  2. Ms. Fonda Blair

    Carol, I am so sorry of your loss of your precious mother. God was so pleased with her He rewarded her with long life. Prayers for comfort and strength as she will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  3. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Carol, Sending my sincere condolences in the loss of your mother. What a blessing that you have had here all these years, but it is never long enough. Much love!

    Reply
  4. Thomas Rozar

    Glad I visited with Aunt Virginia and you (Carol) the other day. Should have visited many more times. The Rozar family has truly lost a treasure. May God comfort you and your family
    Ray and Judy Rozar

    Reply
  5. Janice Towry Meridith

    Carol, Your mom was so sweet, kind and encouraging to my mother at Donalson Assisted Living. I hope and pray sweet memories for you.
    Janice Towry Meridith

    Reply
    • Melissa McCool

      To the Family
      I sorry for the loss of Mrs. Virginia. She was such a sweet person. I remember I would come by with snacks and she always wanted chocolate ice cream or chocolate milk. She is one of the nicest person I had ever met. I will miss her. I am looking forward to seeing her again in heaven. Sincerely,Melissa

      Reply
  6. Mary Partin

    Carol, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers and thoughts. She was a wonderful lady.
    Mary & Teresa Partin
    Billy McGehee

    Reply

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