Marguree Elizabeth Vance Ashmore

- 10/30/2017

Obituary for Marguree Elizabeth Vance Ashmore

Greenwood, MS:

Marguree Vance Ashmore, 95, passed away Monday October 30, 2017 at Indywood Glen in Greenwood. Funeral services are 3 P.M. Wednesday November 1, 2017 at Greenwood Funeral Home with interment in Longview cemetery in Carroll County. Rev. Lanny Haley will officiate.

Mrs. Ashmore was born in Carroll County to Alfred and Nora Ferguson Vance and had been a longtime resident of the Greenwood and Carroll county area. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She had formerly served for many years a church secretary for Mayersville Baptist Church. Mrs. Ashmore was an accomplished seamstress and was known for stitching together fine garments for all the ladies of the family and community.

She was also a devoted caregiver for several family members. Marguree was also known for her fabulous cooking. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harold J. Ashmore and her siblings, Jack Vance, Wade Vance, Waymon Vance, Estee McNeer and Warrene Scruggs.

She is survived by a daughter; Geraldine A. Naron (William) of Carroll County, her brother; Kermit Vance (Barbara) of Sardis, two granddaughters; Anna Naron Yates of Carroll County and Beth Naron Little of Flowood, MS, four grandchildren; Kaitlyn Yates of Hattiesburg, Naron Yates of Soddy Daisy, TN, Lauren Little of Southaven, MS, Landon Little a United States Marine, and three great great grandchildren; Makenzie Yates, Charlotte Little and Beau Bougere.

Pallbearers are Naron Yates, Hunter Ruby, Ricki Linyard, and Skipper Scruggs. Landon Little will be an honorary pallbearer.

Visitation is Tuesday evening from 4- 6 P.M. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

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Geraldine i loved her so much, Mrs. Ashmore was so good to me.
- jerelye ellis

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