Bright-Holland Funeral Home

2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX


Jerry Janiece Ashford

August 23, 1939October 8, 2019

Jerry Janiece Ashford, 80, of Powderly, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Legend Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Lee Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Janiece, the daughter of Thomas David Ashford & Dema Frances Kinworthy Ashford, was born Aug. 23, 1939, in Powderly.

She graduated from Powderly School and attended Paris Business College. Janiece worked a number of years in the cafeteria at North Lamar Schools. She was a member of the Bounds Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed crafts and was an avid BINGO player.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Lawrence Ashford, a sister-in-law, Nell Marie Jordan Ashford, and her longtime boyfriend, Wayne Westbrook.

Survivors include four siblings; Joe Ashford & wife Beverly of Powderly, Karon Fleming & husband Milton of Powderly, Randy Ashford & friend Zoey Farley of Powderly and Lisa Berry & friend Jeff Slagle of Paris along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.


  • Family Visitation Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, October 10, 2019


Jerry Janiece Ashford

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Carl & Lynnette Sparks Johnson

October 10, 2019

We are so saddened to hear of your loss. Janiece was such a sweet person. You are in our thoughts in the days to come.

Bennie jones

October 10, 2019

To the Ashford family and friends of Janiece, may your many good memories of this sweet lady sustain you in your grief. I am thinking of you and please accept my family's condolences on your loss of your loved one. I hold good memories of her always having a sweet smile.

Bennie (Mc Fadden) ,Bob, and Brian Jones Round Rock Tx