Bobbie Roberts Ashley | 1933-2018

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018

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Bobbie Roberts Ashley

Bobbie Roberts Ashley, 85, of Decatur, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Decatur.

Graveside service is 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery with the Rev. Walter Ashley officiating.

Honorary pallbearers are Craig Humes, Todd Porter, Brad Porter and Joshua Humes.

Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur is handling arrangements.

Bobbie was born May 26, 1933, in Decatur to Nim Rod and Katie (Evans) Roberts. She married Joe Harold Ashley Aug. 11, 1956, in Denton. Bobbie was a retired medical assistant.

She was active in her Red Hat group, president of the Greenwood EEC multiple times, an avid supporter of the Greenwood Masonic Lodge and walked miles over the years with Walk Across Texas. She was a member of the Wise County Historical Commission and was the go-to person for the Greenwood/Slidell area. According to Historical Commission Chairman Kerry Clower, Bobbie was largely responsible for the landmark designation and the Texas Historical Commission marker for the Greenwood Masonic Lodge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son Nim Ashley; grandson Jeff Porter; and a great-grandson.

She is survived by her daughters, Debi Porter of Decatur and Jo Anne Humes and husband, Craig, of Hickory Creek; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Greenwood Masonic Lodge, P.O. Box 547, Greenwood, TX 76246 or Greenwood Education Extension, P.O. Box 623, Greenwood, TX 76246. Make checks payable to Greenwood E.E., c/o Linda Hood.

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