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Linda Ashby

March 25, 1946 — November 4, 2020

Linda Ashby

Linda Ashby, age 74 of Gatesville, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 in Temple.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 9, 2020 at Post Oak Cemetery in Oglesby, with Rev. Dr. Buddy Wheat officiating.  Social distancing guidelines will be followed and all are welcome to attend.

Linda Gail Ashby was born on March 25, 1946 in Gatesville, to the late Hugh Sherrill and Marie Mildred Robuck Vernon.  She married Vestal R. Ashby Sr. on December 27, 1963 and graduated from Jonesboro High School in 1964.   Linda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She loved traveling and spending time with family and friends.  Linda never met a stranger and if she knew you, then you were part of the family.   Her warm smile, loud laughter and amazing hugs will be missed.  

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Aydan Killgo.

Linda is survived by her husband of 57 years, Vestal R. Ashby, Sr.; sons, Ray Ashby and wife, Lani, Kenny Ashby and wife, Jessica, Mark Ashby; brothers, Coy Vernon, Chris Vernon, Glenn Vernon and wife, Sue; brother and sisters-in-law’s, Richard Ashby and wife, Sue, Jerry Ashby and wife, Molly, Francis Rueter; grandchildren, Marissa DeCordova, Samuel DeCordova, Dakota Ashby, Brandon Ashby and wife, Mandy, Justin Ashby and wife, Tammy, Clay Crawford, Kandis Greever, Holly Reynolds and husband, Chris, Ronnie Prescott and wife, Katie, Jay Ashby, Christian Killgo;  great grandchildren, Madyson Ashby, Arianna DeCordova, Brycen and Maxus Ashby, Kaidee Greever, Kaitlan Harmon, Alexis Prescott, Brandon, Kolbet, Skyloh and Alanda Wimberley, Emily and Caidan Reynolds.

In lieu of flowers, the family has designated memorials be made to the Boys and Girls Club, 2533 E. Main Street, Gatesville, TX 76528.

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Graveside Service

Monday, November 9, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Post Oak Cemetery

, Oglesby, TX 76561

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