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Brenda Ann Ashley Gilmer




Brenda Ann Ashley Gilmer


Honea Path


Brenda Ann Ashely Gilmer, age 68, of 5739 Keowee Rd, Honea Path, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at her home.


Born in Anderson, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Eugene and Vinnie K. Ashley. She was a member of Chiquola Baptist Church and previously employed in textiles.


Surviving are her children:  Rhonda Richey Kitzmiller and husband David of Hickory Tavern and James “Jamie” Vaughan and wife Prissy of Donalds, SC; a brother, Randy Ashley; sisters, Patricia Corbin and husband Bob, Janice Ashley and husband Carroll, Stacy Lyons and husband Wesley, Latasha Ashley and Steve; grandchildren, Walker Vaughan, Hailey McElrath, Tyler McElrath, and Trevor Kitzmiller.


In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Ralph Eugene “Bo Pete” Ashley, Jr.


Memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, January 15, 2021 at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel.


The family will be at the home.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.





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I am so sorry for your loss. I thought the world of Brenda. My prayers are with you all.
Pam (Simmons) Harmon

Pamela Harmon Jan 15 2021 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to you all; my love surrounds you all. Though I cannot be with you all in person, my friendship is always with you all. Love, Johnnie Latimer

Johnnie Latimer Jan 15 2021 12:00 AM

Brenda will be missed. We loved her very much. May God bless the family.
Love, Ricky & Lori Madden

Lori Madden Jan 14 2021 12:00 AM

Ma Brenda, as i called her, was like i had a Mother, again. We would always talk and share our hurts, our joys, our unique idea's. (that only worked with duct tape). We shared a lot with eachother just recently. My heart is broken but I know Ma, was tired. and JESUS, knew , so now she's with him, happy, healthy and waiting on us now to get it right down here so we can all see eachother again one day. MA Brenda. UNTIL we MEET AGAIN, rest in peace, i love you a big ole MUCH.

Gwen Fleming Jan 14 2021 12:00 AM