Mary E. Ashmore, 84, of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at a local hospital.
She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church until her illness.
She retired from Duracell, and received several service awards for her many years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruby Thompson; Albert (Rachel) Blair; her sister, Alberta Blair; and her brothers: John Thomas Blair and Ernest Blair.
She is survived by her husband of more than 40 years, Henry Ashmore; five children; 10 grandchildren; sister, Cheryl Slaughter; sisters-in-law: Evelyn (Edwin) Davis, Mary Catherine Carter, and Ann Armstrong, all of Cleveland; brothers-in-law: Ricky Ashmore of Chattanooga, Raymond Moore of Cleveland and David Ashmore of Washington D.C.; a special friend, Lillian Thompson; host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The body may be viewed Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Patton Funeral Home Chapel, 265 Fair Street S.E. Cleveland.
The family will receive friends Sunday, April 28, from 2 to the 2:30 p.m. service time at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, East Inman Street. Pastor Edward S. Robinson will be the eulogist.
Interment will follow at Fort Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memorial of “Mary E. Ashmore” to: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 799 Inman St E., Cleveland, TN. 37311.