Jay County Obituaries
Newspaper Clipping – Hand printed date
Lifelong Resident Of
Township Dies At Winchester
Ashley, lifelong resident of Pike township, died
Friday afternoon at 1:50 o'clock at the Randolph County hospital in Winchester, where he underwent a major
operation, August 28. The deceased
was born January 24, 1862, in Pike township, the son of
Warren and Christine (Bickel) Ashley, being 77 years, 7 months and
15 days of age at the time of his death.
He was united in marriage September 20, 1890, to
Jermina E. Winegardner who preceded him in death in
(___). Mr. Ashley was a
prominent Pike township retired farmer and had made his home with his daughter,
Mrs. Thad Bisel, at Bluff Point for
the past year.
Surviving are one daughter,
Leo, wife of Thad Bisel, of Bluff Point; one brother,
W.D. Ashley, of
township; two grandsons, Theurl Bisel,
of Pontiac, Mich., and
Glenn Bisel, of Bluff Point, nd one great-granddaughter,
Sandra K. Bisel.
He was preceded in death by his wife, three brothers, two sisters and one
The body was removed to the Williamson &
Sons funeral home for burial preparations and will be taken to the home of the
daughter at Bluff Point, this afternoon.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from
the Lower Salamonia church on the Boundary
Pike, in charge of Rev. J. H. Nall, pastor of the Portland United Brethren
church, assisted by Rev. Henry Gast.
Interment will be made in the Lower Salamonia