Maxine Ashley

Honea Path – Maxine Cooley Ashley, 87, widow of Clyde Ashley, Jr., formerly of 303 Heyward Ave., went to her real home “Heaven” on  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Ellenburg Nursing Center.

Born in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late Silas M. and Carrie Stone Cooley. She was a faithful member of Keowee Baptist Church and retired from The Torrington Co.

Surviving are two sons, Bobby Ashley (Deborah)  of Honea Path and Clyde Ashley III of Honea Path, a daughter, Melba Brown (Mark) of Honea Path, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by a son, Haynie Ashley, a brother, Clyde Cooley, and a sister, Frances Gilreath.

Graveside services will be held at 11 A.M. Monday at Keowee Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tony Lee officiating.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends after the service at the cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Keowee Baptist Church, 4640 Keowee Rd., Honea Path, SC 29654. Online condolences may be made at

Service Details

  • Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
  • Time: 11 A.M.
  • Place: Graveside
  • Cemetery: Keowee Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Visitation: After the service at the Cemtery
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