Corinne Ashley

Monday, May 6, 2002

SPARTA, Ill. -- Corinne H. Ashley, 76, of Sparta died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, May 5, 2002, at the Randolph County Care Center in Sparta.

She was born June 30, 1925, at Gordonville, Mo., daughter of Albert and Amanda Deneke Blumenberg. She and James Ashley were marred Oct. 24, 1948, at Gordonville.

Ashley was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sparta.

Survivors include her husband, a daughter, Sharon Graham of Kewanee, Ill.; a son, Larry Ashley of Sparta; a sister, Maxine Friedrich of Jackson, Mo.; two brothers, Melvin Blumenberg and Gene Blumenberg, both of Whitewater, Mo.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and two brothers.

Friends may call at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Sparta from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church of Sparta. The Rev. Tom Corum will officiate with burial in Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta.