Ashley Nicole Blackwell

CHICKAMAUGA, GA -- Ashley Nicole Blackwell, 17, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2005, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Ashley was "the Light of Our World" to her parents.  She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of New Covenant Baptist Church since she was 3 years old.  She was employed with Lake Winnepesaukah. She was preceded in death by two grandfathers, Red Bowman and Horace Blackwell. Survivors include her parents, Jerry and Tonya Blackwell; brother, Daniel McClendon Blackwell, all of Chickamauga; grandmothers, Linda Bowman, of Soddy-Daisy, and Patricia Tanner Wright, of Rossville; grandmother and grandfather, Joyce and Bill Powell of Anderson, IN. Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, April 16, 2005, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mike Gregg and Rev. Roger Kittle officiating. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. Arrangements are by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Submitted by June Cooper