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Betty Pearl (Merchant) Ashley

May 17, 1949 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 70)


Betty Pearl Ashley was born on May 17, 1949 to L. T. and Ruby Merchant, in Huntsville, Texas.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Annie Lee Merchant and Ethel Bishop; brothers: Johnnie Lee Merchant, James Merchant, Jerrell Merchant and James Giddens and nephew: Byron Coutee.

Betty leaves to mourn her passing; sons: Kevin Ashley (Rosalyn) and Brenton Ashley; of Huntsville, Texas; grandchildren: Kevranique Ashley, Isaac Ashley, Shavon Evans, Kelcie Haynes, Quenisha Ellison, Kevon Ashley and Bryson Ashley; grandchildren: Jeremiah Lewis, Terriana Riles, Nalah Ellison and Kamden Kris Anthony Ashley; sisters: Roxie Wynne (Milton), Doris Merchant (Paul), Donna Merchant, Mazola Duron (Oliver) and Thelma Giddens (Charles); all of Huntsville, Texas and Earline Coutee (Billy); of Lufkin, Texas; brothers: Lewis Merchant (Denise) and Kenneth Giddens; both of Huntsville, Texas; aunts: Bobbie McGowan; of Huntsville, Texas, Edna Ballard (Bennie); of Texas City, Texas and Ida Mae Reece; of Houston, Texas; uncle: Billy Merchant (Seleen); of Texas City, Texas; special cousin: Richard McGowan and nephews: Joshua Pool and Michael Merchant.



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January 17, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
1305 13th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340

Funeral Service
January 18, 2020

11:00 AM
Hills Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
2 Booker Road
Huntsville, TX 77340

Interment following funeral service
January 18, 2020

McAdams Cemetery
FM 1696 @ Bishop Road
Huntsville, TX 77340

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