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Virginia L. Ashlock Strong Williams, Burkesville, KY (1936-2017)

She was a member of Ashlock Church of Christ, a former Certified Nursing Assistant at Central State Hospital in Indianapolis, IN, and a homemaker. She was the matriarch of a large, respected family.
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Mrs. Virginia L. Ashlock Strong Williams of Burkesville, KY, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at her home.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 2pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Burial will be in the Ashlock Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY. The family will receive friends after 12pmNoonCT on Thursday until the funeral hour.

Virginia L. Ashlock Strong Williams, Burkesville, KY (1936-2017)

Mrs. Virginia L. Ashlock Strong Williams was born in Ashlock, Cumberland County, KY on Saturday, October 24, 1936, the daughter of James Domer and Minnie Alma (Thompson) Ashlock. She died Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 80 years, 4 months, and 4 days.

She was a member of Ashlock Church of Christ, a former Certified Nursing Assistant at Central State Hospital in Indianapolis, IN, and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Fay Strong; a son, Mickey Strong; one brother, Carl Randall Ashlock; and a grandson, Rickey Alan Strong.

She is survived by:
  • Her husband: Buie T. Williams of Burkesville, KY

  • Her children: Connie (and Steve) Glaze of Indianapolis, IN; Ricky (and Ardeen) Strong of Burkesville, KY; Tammy A. (and Ever) Sarmiento of Indianapolis, IN; and Danny (and Susie) Strong of Greenfield, IN

  • Step-daughter: Anita (and Jerry) Melton of Leslie, KY

  • Brother: Willie Van "Bee" Ashlock of Ashlock, TN

  • Grandchildren: Mark, Jennifer, Rickey, D. J., Brian, Christian, Carley, Mickey, Jr., Stephanie, Rebecca, Tabitha, Brandon, and Kandice

  • Step-granddaughter, Christie

  • Twenty great-grandchildren

  • Two step-great-grandchildren
Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Virginia L. Ashlock Strong Williams

In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to the American Cancer Society ( Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky is in charge of funeral arrangement

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