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“The best woman that ever lived she would give the shirt off her own back to help someone and ask for nothing in return my life is empty without her ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: joshua and amy allen - knoxville, TN

Dorothy Ashley, age 85 of Centerville, Iowa passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.

She is survived by her three daughters, Carla Grant and had her husband Warren Grant of Centerville, Iowa, Barbara Sanches of Radcliff, Ky. and Deborah Hendricks of Knoxville, Tn., 12 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren.

Originally from Radcliff, Ky. she resided with her daughter Carla and her two grand daughters and their families, Stacie Rogan and her husband Randy and her two great grandsons, Brandon Romans and Justin Romans, and Christie Starr and her husband Steve and her great grandchildren, Kaeli Starr and Alex Starr, and her grandson Tim Deener, and his wife Kendra Deener. She was with Carla for over 6 years. She also had two grandsons, Joshua Allen, and his wife Amy, and Terry Deener, and his wife Brandi and their two daughters were very much involved.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Ashley and her daughter, Paula Ashley. Also her 14 brothers and sisters and two great grandchildren.

She was a military wife for many years. Her husband Carl was a retired Major of the United States Army.
Dorothy will be very sadly missed by her family and friends.
She was the rock of her family.

There will be a short memorial service to remember her at a later date.
Dorothy will be cremated and sent back to Kentucky to be put to rest beside her husband and daughter.