Hazel Smith Ashley, 89, of Youngsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at the Carolina House of Wake Forest. She was born in Greenwood County, S.C., the daughter of the late Clyde E. Smith and Alice Beasley Smith.
A celebration of Ashley’s life will be held at Saturday, Aug. 17, 3 p.m., in the Chapel Mausoleum at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Greenwood, SC.
Ashley is survived by her children, George H. Ashley and his wife, Carolyn, of Youngsville and Kathy Ashley Murtiashaw and her husband, Tom, of Anchorage, Ala.; siblings, Doris Werner, Margaret Page and Clyde E. Smith of Anderson, S.C., Belva Hamer of Columbia, S.C. and Donnie Smith of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Ashley was predeceased by her husband, George Herman Ashley Sr.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers’s Association-Eastern North Carolina, 3739 National Drive, Suite 110, Raleigh.
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