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Brenda Ann Ashley Gilmer

December 4, 1952 — January 13, 2021




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.


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Friday, January 15, 2021

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