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James Ashley,

CLEVELAND- James L. Ashley, Sr. age 72, of Cleveland, died Wednesday January 26, 2011 at the Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. He was born on May 16, 1938 to James and Bonnie (Mosley) Ashley in Cleveland, MS. Mr. Ashley grew up in Merigold, MS and graduated from Merigold High School. He was a retired automobile dealer.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 Saturday January 29, at the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J. B. Hays officiating. Burial will follow at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be at the Cleveland Funeral Home at 12:00 noon prior to the service.
Mr. Ashley is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by two daughters; Cheryl Beasley (Norman) of Hattisburg, MS and BJ Ashley of Brandon, MS and two sons; James L. Ashley, Jr. (Rebecca) of Louisville, MS and Todd Ashley of Cleveland, MS. Two sisters; Billie Jo Ashley of Cleveland, MS, Wilma Wilcutt of Winona, MS and niece Norma Jean Wilcutt of Cleveland, MS. Survivors also include six grandchildren; Hunter Beasley, Spencer Ashley, Smith Ashley, Jordan Ashley, Chandler Ashley, and Evans Ashley.
Pallbearers will be Stanley Cobb, Larry Harrison, Robert Andrew, Rayburn Mosley, Gene McNeer and Ronald Parsons.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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BJ, I just read about your Dad's passing. I am so very sorry for your loss. I have so many good memories of playing ball with you and your Dad during the summer and hanging out at your house. Please know that you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Emily Weeks Wyatt - February 01, 2011 at 05:49 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

James and Rebecca, So sorry to hear of the loss of your father and father-in-law. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love in Christ, Judy

Judy Sanders - January 29, 2011 at 11:37 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

James, Cheryl, and the rest of the family. I was sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Bert Nokes - January 28, 2011 at 10:04 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Ashley. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Brook Mason Williams - January 27, 2011 at 08:16 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

James, Really sorry to hear about your father. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time. Wesley & Amanda Clark

Wesley & Amanda Clark - January 27, 2011 at 06:16 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to read of Jim's passing. I worked at Baxter with Peggy and the sisters, also visit with Norma at the monthly Baxter Retirees' meeting. My prayers are with you all.

J.Collier - January 26, 2011 at 10:51 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM