Mary Ann Ashley, 79, daughter of Robert Hill and Verna (Jackson) Hill, was born July 3, 1933 in Cabool, Missouri. She passed away on December 24, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.
She is survived by her three daughters, Cathy Walker, Debra Alonzo and Mary Whittington; her son, Victor Strack; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Mary Ann was a wonderful mother and a God-fearing Christian who was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Anyone who knew her would say that she never had anything bad to say. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
Mary Ann was most recently living in Union, Missouri, with her youngest daughter, Mary, and two of her great-grandchildren. It was her wish to be cremated and she gave her consent to have her ashes laid to rest with a graveside memorial service at Pine Lawn Cemetery in Houston, Missouri, which will be held in the spring of 2013. An exact date for the memorial service has not yet been set. Cremation was under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.