Janet S. Ashburn

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 17, 2007

SUFFOLK—Janet S. Ashburn, 74, died in her home July 13, 2007.

Mrs. Ashburn, a native of Whaleyville, was the daughter of the late James Henry and Bernice Smith.

She was a member of Western Branch Baptist Church, The Ruth Bible Class and a charter member of the Kings Fork Woman’s Club.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas J. Ashburn Jr.; her daughter and husband, Theresa A. Provost and Leonard of Suffolk; her son and wife, Bobby Ashburn and Debbie of Suffolk; grandchildren, Carolyn Ferraro and husband Mike of Chesterfield, Jeff Griffin and wife Amanda, Wade Ashburn and Brian Ashburn, all of Suffolk; great-granddaughter, Ashlyn Ruth Ferrraro of Chesterfield; sister, Rita Stubbs and husband George of Windsor; nieces, Angie Smith of Suffolk and Julie Galinas of Prince William County.

A funeral was conducted Monday in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory by the Rev. B.C. Akers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Nansemond Suffolk Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1515, Suffolk, VA 23439, Western Branch Baptist Church Building Fund, 6952 Old Myrtle Road, Suffolk or American Lung Association of Virginia, 5349 E. Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, VA 23502.

Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.