Avery “Slim” Dean Ashley, 74, husband of Betty Powell Ashley, of Nation Road, died Tuesday, December 31, 2018 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood.
Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Calvin and Zessie Branyon Ashley. He was a member of the Ware Shoals Church of God of Prophecy.
Surviving are his wife of the home, a son, Micheal Scott Powell (Lisa) of Ware Shoals, two daughters, Tammy Ashley Freeman (Paul) of Ware Shoals and Melissa Powell Wells (Kevin) of Greenwood, a brother, Horace Ashley of Greenwood, and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Christopher Dean Ashley, two brothers, Roy and Bobby Ashley, a sister Loree Bruce and a granddaughter, Emily Faith Watson..
Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Parker-White Funeral Home Chapel, Ware Shoals, with Rev. Susan Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
The family is at the home and will receive friends from 2 to 3 P.M. Thursday at Parker-White Funeral Home prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646. Online condolences may be made at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com