Lillian E. Ashley

Lillian E. Ashley

FARMER CITY — Lillian E. Ashley, 93, of Farmer City, formerly of Bellflower, passed away at 1:15 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 8, 2018) at Farmer City Rehab & Health Care.

A graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield.

Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City.

Memorials may be made to the Bellflower Christian Church, Bellflower.

Lillian was born Dec. 27, 1924, in Blue Ridge Township, Mansfield, a daughter of Roy E. and Lillian Grace Warnick Shobe. She married Hursel Ashley on April 9, 1949, in Farmer City. He passed away Oct. 23, 1980.

She is survived by her brother, Franklin Shobe of Bloomington; and two sisters, Mary Bartosik of Heyworth and Betty J. Hendricks of Bloomington. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

Lillian farmed with her husband in the Bellflower area. She was a member of the Bellflower Christian Church; Senior Social Club Bellflower; and Bellflower American Legion Auxiliary. Lillian was a volunteer for the Farmer City Peace Meals for several years.

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