Ottie Faye Nelson Ashe
Ottie Faye Nelson Ashe, 91, of Hayesville, passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 at Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Hayesville. Ottie Faye was the daughter of the late James Monroe and Dora Louida Dailey Nelson. She was a homemaker. Ottie Faye had been a member of the Hayesville Church of God since 1943. She enjoyed gardening and flowers.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Ashe; daughter, LaVerne Bullabough; two brothers, Henry and Thurman Nelson; four sisters, Gertrude Mull, Irene Nations, Euna Mae Ledford and Martha Nelson.
She is survived by one son, Richard Noel Ashe and wife, JoAnne, of Brevard, N.C.; one brother, Oscar Nelson, of Rossville, Ga.; one sister, Alice Passmore, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Adam Bullabough, Ernie Ashe and Elizabeth Zhou; one great-grandson, Zachary Zhou and one great-granddaughter, Zoey Zhou; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 16 at the Hayesville Church of God. Reverend Mitchell Totherow and Danny Burch officiated. Burial was in the Union Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were grandsons and nephews.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel, of Hayesville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Union Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o JoAnn Woody, 685 Thumping Creek Rd, Hayesville NC 28904.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home, www.townson-rose.com, was in charge of arrangements.