Leonila B. Ashford, 72, entered into eternal rest June 28, 2014.
“Nelly” as she was affectionately known to her family and friends was born May 7, 1942 in Cadiz Negros Occidental, Philippines. She moved to the United States after marrying her beloved husband, OC Ashford. Nelly loved life and lived it to the fullest. She enjoyed traveling, shopping and spending time with family and friends. Nelly had a way of bringing a smile and laughter to whom had the privilege of meeting her. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend. She will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish her memory is: daughter, Christine Ashford; son, Arron Ashford; sister, Connie Stephens and husband Scott and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. She is preceded in death by her husband of 19 years, OC Ashford; parents, Exequiel and Mercedes; sisters, Angeles, Norma Ann, Ermelinda, Cecelia, Beverlita; and her brother, Rolando.
The family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00 pm, Thursday, July 3, 2014 with a funeral service to follow at 6:00 pm at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the liver or kidney foundations.
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