Jessie Ashby Sr.
Virginia Beach - Jessie Ashby Sr. of the 5400 block of Indian River Road departed this life March 27, 2013. He was employed by Borden Chemical Company/Smith- Douglass for 36 years until his retirement. He was a life member of New Light Full Gospel Baptist Church, and a member of the Masonic Prince Hall.
He is predeceased by his wife, Ella Mae Taylor Ashby. Survivors include four daughters, four sons, five sisters, one brother, 29 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at New Light Full Gospel Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Viewing will held from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Condolences can be offered to the family at www.pretlowandsons.com