Barbara Ann Ashley, 75, from Marion, passed away at 3:17 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Colonial Oaks Health Care Center in Marion. She was born in Whitesburg, Kentucky, on April 3, 1944, to the late Andy and Echo (Rose) Fields.
Barbara attended Whitesburg School. She loved cats and dogs, and had two dogs of her own, Christus Ann and Flossie Mae, who preceded her in death. She enjoyed gardening, working on crafts with her mother, and taking care of other people.
She is survived by her brother, James Paul Fields, Lexington, KY; sisters, Lynn (Roger) Ball, Sharps Chapel, TN, and Rosemary (Joe) Frazier, Whitesburg, KY; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, T.C. Parker.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Charles B. Ashley.
A graveside service for Barbara will take place at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019, at Grant Memorial Park, 1606 W. 26th St., Marion, IN. Pastor Emery Bailey will be presiding.
Arrangements are entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave. Marion, IN.
Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.