Margaret Ashworth

E. Margaret Ashworth, 85,  of Cottageville, WV passed away at her residence on January 12, 2021. She was born October 13, 1936 in Charleston, WV; she was the daughter of the late Tressie Thomas and Henry Orville Anderson.

She was a graduate from Stonewall Jackson High School in 1954. Margaret was a homemaker and a pastor’s wife. She enjoyed cooking, reading, watching WWE and movies and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Franklin D Ashworth; two sisters, Rebecca Sovine and Kathleen Jeffries; one brother, James Edward Anderson; and brother in law, Bill Handley .

Left behind to cherish her memory, is her three sons, Terry (Mary), Tony (Patty) and James Ashworth all of Cottageville, WV; eight grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; four sisters, Velma Pardue (Harold) of Huntington, WV, Brenda Parsons of Nitro, WV, Elma Handley and Carolyn Newhouse (Carl) both of Charleston, WV; and special friend Sharon Williams of Cottageville, WV.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM~ Friday, January 15, 2021 at Casto Funeral Home in Evans, WV with Pastor Jeff Nichols officiating. Burial will follow at Jackson County Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 11:00 AM until time of the service.

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Funeral arrangements provided Casto Funeral Home in Evans, WV.  

Posted online on January 15, 2021