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Catherine Ashe

February 3, 1941 — February 16, 2018

Catherine Rankin Ashe, 77, of 205 Deering St. and wife of Cameron Bryant Ashe for almost 60 years, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 16, 2018.Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Edgar Edward and Lena Durst Rankin. Through the years, she was employed with Albert Rosenbloom's, Chandler's, Gambrell's, and John Graham's. Catherine was a faithful member of Todd Memorial Presbyterian Church for 57 years. She was dedicated to her family and her Lord.In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her children, Debra Ashe Foster and husband Kent of Union, C. Bryant Ashe of Simpsonville, Anita Ashe Tollison of Laurens, David Ashe and wife Cyndi of Laurens, and Melissa Ashe Ford and husband Chris of Laurens; a brother, Charles E. Rankin, Sr. and wife Evelyn of Laurens; a sister, Barbara R. Snook and husband Carl of Boonsboro, MD; grandchildren, Donavan Wells, Roger Wells, Justin Ashe, Brandi Davis, Trent Tollison, Haley Waters, Lane Ford, Landon Ford, and Zachary Marcey; 6 great grandchildren; and 1 great, great grandchild.In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, Juanita R. Humphries and Nancy R. Thomas.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel, conducted by Rev. Herb Codington with burial in Westview Memorial Park.The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary one hour prior to the service.Memorials may be made to Todd Memorial Presbyterian Church, 410 Mill St., Laurens, SC 29360. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Catherine Ashe please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Westview Memorial Park
5740 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC, 29360


FEB 21. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360


FEB 21. 2:00 PM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, December 7, 2015

3:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Myers Mortuary & Cremation Services

5003 Rhett Street, Columbia, SC 29203

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Funeral Service:

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Rehoboth United Church of Jesus Christ

3420 N. Beltline Blvd., Columbia, SC 29204

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