Brenda Dooley Ashley, 63, of Southport, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Ashley was born in Onslow County on Aug. 20, 1949. She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Kathleen Simmons Dooley.
She was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and formerly worked at Bank of America. Mrs. Ashley was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Ashley.
Survivors include her twin sister, Linda Taylor of Jacksonville; aunt, Adeline Bohart of Logan, Utah; three nieces, Kathleen Ornowski and husband, Brian of Wilmington, Annette Sykes of Fuquay-Varina and Pam Grady of Raleigh; grand-niece, Ava Ornowski; and many, many good friends.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church officiated by the Rev. Garrett Albertson. Burial will follow at Cape Fear Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lids 4 Kids, care of Madeline Fulcher, 500 Delmar Road, Jacksonville, N.C. 28540.
Arrangements are by Peacock-Newnam and White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.