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“I just got the word of Gelita's passing. I was telling someone last week about playing softball for the Moorman team when I was 18. Gelita and Sue...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Angie Roe Martin - Belton, KY

“So sorry to hear of Gelita's passing. I have many great memories of playing softball and with Gelita coaching. Wonderful memories. You will be missed. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Reba Sparks - Westmoreland, TN

“I smile every time I think of Gelita and all the memories we made on 2nd and 3 shifts at Executive Inn. She was a true friend and will be missed by...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Cindy Fulkerson - Livia, KY

“I remember I used to play softball with Gelita and some of the other girls around here for many years. What I remember most is that no matter how big...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Marsha Gail Bullock - KY

“Gelita was one of a kind, always friendly and had something nice to say about everyone. She was one of the people that will always be remembered...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Sue Davis - Owensboro, KY

“Gelita is a beautiful soul who will always be in my heart. I am thankful to have had the opportunity to be in her prayers and enjoy her kind...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Tricia Venditti - Chandler, IN

“Oh I am so saddened by this news. My thoughts and prayers go out to my old softball friends and their families. Rest in Peace dear Gelita. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Ladonna Barnes - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear of Gelita's passing. God certainly got a gem. She was a wonderful person and I always enjoyed talking to her. I worked at...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Hein - Owensboro, KY

“I am so sorry to hear about Gelita's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with James and her family. Everytime I see the Tenn. girls basketball team...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Hein - Owensboro, KY

“I worked with Gelita at the Executive Inn and loved her dearly. I think of her often, and so many of the lessons I've taken to heart in my working...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Angie Chinn

“Genita was a great friend in school. She will be missed. Prayers to the family. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Clyde Williams - Brainerd,, MN

“Gelita was a sweet friend, always enjoyed talking with her. She's going to be missed, prayers for the family. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Camplin - Greenville, KY

“Sorry to hear of Gelita's passing. Have great memories of playing softball through years. Thought a lot of her. Pray for God's peace, strenght and...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Angela Francis Noffsinger - OH

“Growing up together, Gelita was "my little sister" and I loved her so very much. She was always such a sweet soul, kind to everyone she knew. It...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Bobby Kitchens - DeLand, FL

“Stevie Flener Jr. I am so sorry for your loss. Gelita was a wonderful lady she showed me so much kindness through the years. You and your family are...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Patrick Brasher - Madisonville, KY


MOORMAN – Gelita Ray Ashby, 65, of Moorman, died Monday, May 1, 2017, at 11:25PM at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mrs. Ashby was born October 11, 1951, in Muhlenberg County. She was secretary at Geary Bros. Logging, and had also held several different positions at the Executive Inn in Owensboro. She enjoyed spending time with her family, was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Willard Geary; mother Dee Geary; brothers Bobby Geary and Wilson Geary; and sister May Geary.

She is survived by her husband, James "Jimmy" Ashby; brothers Freddie (Sue) Geary, Edward (Brenda) Geary, and Billy Geary, all of Moorman; and sister Kaye (Steve) Flener of South Carrollton.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 5, 2017, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Burial in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.