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Marjorie Ashe (9-29-21) service 10-3-21

Marjorie Sue Irvin Ashe was born in Hardin County on Feb. 20, 1946, the daughter of the late Claude Woodward and Lee Oma McCollum Irvin. After meeting on a blind date, she was united in marriage to Jerry Neal Ashe on Dec. 21, 1968, who survives.
Mrs. Ashe spent part of her career working in factories and in a dry cleaner. Her most important job was spent as a homemaker caring, not only for her children, but numerous others as well. She loved babysitting. Her life was spent taking care of others and making sure they were well fed. She was a member of Union Grove Methodist Church. Her passions included her family, gardening, canning of all types of fruits and vegetables, helping others as much as she could and working word searches.
Marjorie departed this life on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the age of 75 years, 7 months and 9 days.
In addition to her husband, Jerry Neal Ashe of Selmer, Marjorie is survived by her daughters, Belinda Ashe King and husband Jason of Selmer and Amanda Ashe Shelton and husband Clay of Selmer; grandchildren, Brent King and wife Elizabeth King and Allie Grace Shelton; sisters, Dorthy Taylor of Semmes, Alabama, and Linda White of Florence, Alabama. Mrs. Ashe has one living brother-in-law, Charles Ashe of Selmer; and sister-in-law, Doris Ashe of Stantonville. Mrs. Ashe also has a host of nieces and nephews which were near and dear to her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her in-laws, Jim and Cora Ashe; a brother-in-law, Estil Ashe and wife Mildred, brother-in-law, James Eathel Ashe and wife Ersel, brother-in-law, Robert L. Ashe, and sister-in-law, Martha Bess Ashe; five brothers, Ancil, Joe, Jimmy Ray, Kenneth and David Irvin; and a sister, Hazel Louise Irvin.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Sanctuary Hospice House of Tupelo, Mississippi or Union Grove Methodist Church Cemetery fund.
Services were held on Sunday, Oct. 3, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer with Tony Polk and Will Shelton officiating. Burial followed in Union Grove Cemetery in Selmer.