Obituary of Barbara Grace
Barbara Grace, age 84 of Salem, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
Barbara was born on December 17, 1938 in Kentucky, the daughter of Claude and Lucille Ashley.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Brierly of Salem; two sisters, Sudie Jackson of Louisville, KY and Judy Penick and husband of Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Claude Ashley; mother, Lucille Lay; son, Larry Sneed; brother, Gene Ashley; and granddaughter, Stephanie Brierly.
Barbara lived a full and exciting life. She enjoyed activities ranging from skydiving to painting and selling saw blades. She always looked forward to her time going out with friends. Barb retired from Great Oaks Boarding Home after many years of employment.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Crouse Funeral Home in Salem. A memorial dinner and time of fellowship will follow at the Calumet Street Christian Church in Centralia. Private burial will be in Bell Cemetery in Iuka.
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