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Dr. Jeanette Helen Ashwood


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Dr. Jeanette Helen Ashwood Obituary

Dr. Jeanette Helen Ashwood (Jan), 64, passed away in El Paso, Texas on Feb. 7, 2016. She was born on March 10, 1951, to Andrew M. and Helen White in Alamogordo, N.M.

Jeanette obtained her Doctorate degree in Allied Health Teacher Education and Administration in 1988 from the University of Houston. She was a professor of science at NMSU-Alamogordo and received many awards throughout her career. She was active with Daughter of the American Revolution (DAR), Friends of the Library, Citizens Review Board for abused and neglected children, and the Humane Society of Otero County.

She is survived by her husband, Carl Ashwood of Las Cruces, her daughter, Dr. Robin Sankey and husband Scott of Plano, Texas, and son, Todd Ashwood and wife Erin of Portland, Ore. She is also survived by granddaughters, Lauren VanZant and husband Blaze, Taylee, and Brooke, and great granddaughter Chloe. She is also survived by her brother, Dr. Robert White and wife Kitty of Alamogordo, N.M., and sister-in-law, Dusty White of Houston, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Andrew M. and Helen White, and brother, Andrew G. White.

A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at 3 p.m., at Morning Star United Methodist Church in Las Cruces, NM. Mr. Stuart Davenport of Morning Star United Methodist Church will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Arrangements entrusted to La Paz-Graham's Funeral Home.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Feb. 10 to Mar. 9, 2016
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