Ashley, Irene Blevins Olinger
Norma “Irene” Blevins Olinger Ashley, age 92 of Price’s Fork passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016. She was born in Charleston, WV. on November 27, 1923.
She was preceded in death by her loving husbands Gratton D. Olinger and Frank E. Ashley and stepchildren, Arnold D. Olinger, Loretta A. Foster and David R. Ashley.
She is survived by stepsons, Lowell Ashley, Kenneth and Jean Ashley and grandchildren. She is also leaving many nieces, nephews, neighbors and life-long friends.
To my dear church and cherished life-long friends, may God richly bless you. She is a life-long member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church and sang in the choir for many years. She was a member of the Price’s Fork Grange and an Avon Representative for over 50 years. A special thanks to Claudia Mullins and Pam Howard for the care and companionship they provided Irene.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the St. Michael’s Lutheran Church with the Pastor John Wertz officiating. Irene will be laid to rest by her husband Frank at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael’s Lutheran Church at 2308 Merrimac Rd., Blacksburg, Va. 24060 or to the American Cancer Society 2840 Electric Rd., Suite 106 A Roanoke, Va. 24018.
Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 pm Thursday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg.