Ms. Gwen Ashby, age 78, of Cartersville, GA, passed away on June 7, 2018.
She bravely fought cancer for nearly 5 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ronnie and Eleanor Arnold.
Gwen was an avid runner and competed in the Peachtree Road Race several times. She was talented in many ways. She played the piano, guitar and was a creative writer.
She leaves behind her son, Ronnie Ashby of Granger, GA; sister, Linda Arnold of Cartersville, GA; special friend, Jack Ray; cousins, Libby Criswell of Shelby, NC, Lynn Tracy of Nacona, TX, Dana Liebert of Mitchell, SD, and Susan Gentile of Apopka, FL.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at two o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, the 16th of June, 2018, at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 2015 Cherokee Ave., Cartersville, GA 30120 with Mother Mary Erikson officiating.
In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial donations may be made to the Church of the Ascension, Outreach Program.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the on-line register.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr. Cartersville, GA 30120 has charge of the arrangements.