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Virginia Ogletree Ashmore


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Virginia Ogletree Ashmore Obituary
Virginia Ogletree Ashmore
Virginia Ogletree Ashmore, 97, of Marietta, Georgia passed away February 5, 2018.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 9th at the First Presbyterian Church in Marietta with Rev. Joe Brice officiating. Burial will be at 4pm Friday in Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs.
Born in Atlanta in 1920, Virginia Ogletree graduated from Converse College in 1942 and married Charles Deloach Ashmore in 1946. Together they raised five children in Spartanburg SC, where they lived from 1958-2007 and where he served as the Dean of Converse College. Virginia was a devoted servant to her community and church, as well as to her family. She was the first woman to be elected as an Elder at First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg. In 1983 she was awarded the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award in appreciation of her conduct and her spirit of helpfulness. Virginia and Charles moved to Marietta in 2007 to be closer to family.
She is predeceased by her sons, George Edward Ashmore and Richard Fielding Ashmore, and by her devoted husband of 63 years. Survivors include her daughter Mary Ashmore Hagan, her sons, John Charles Ashmore, and James Phillip Ashmore, grandchildren, Claire Rogers, Layton Ashmore, Angela Guyton, Ginny Coalson and Charles Hagan, and six great grandchildren. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to Noon on Friday at the funeral home.
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2018
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