BETTY JO MOORE ASHLEY, 90, died July 11, 2021, at the residence. Born March 3, 1931, she attended Blount County Schools and Stephens College in Missouri. She moved back to her roots and married in 1951. She worked for the State of Alabama Welfare Office until retirement. Predeceasing her were parents Edwin Leon “Red” and Gussie Rasco Moore, husband W.H. “Jack” Ashley, daughter Viki Ann Ashley, and siblings Sally Ann Pitts and Dan Moore.
Surviving are daughter Anita Ashley May; grandchildren Randa Ashley, Blake (Tori) May, Chaney (Aaron) Fletcher; several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Harvey Beck officiated the 2 p.m. service held July 13 at Lester Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home directed.