James Earl Ashworth

December 26, 1937January 4, 2018

James Earl Ashworth, age 80, of Supply went home to be with the Lord on Thursday January 4, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born on December 26, 1937 the son of the late, Grady and Irene Ashworth.

James was employed with Estes Express Lines for many years. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Supply.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Sue Ashworth of the home; two sons, Billy Ashworth and wife, Tammy of Supply and Joel Ashworth of Bear Creek, NC; a brother, Jr Ashworth and wife, Margaret of Sanford, NC; a sister, Ruby Gonzales of Garner, NC; three grandchildren, Eric, Kansas and Kraig; four great-grandchildren, Candace, Memphis, Jackson and Leigha.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday January 7, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Bible Baptist Church by Pastor Chris Swiatacho officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday January 8, 2018 at Lee Memory Gardens in Sanford, NC.

Memorials may be made to Bible Baptist Church 2428 Seashore Road, SW Supply, North Carolina 28422.

On line condolences may be sent to

A service of White Funeral and Cremation Service Shallotte Chapel 910-754-3333.


  • Funeral Services Sunday, January 7, 2018
  • Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, January 7, 2018
  • Graveside Services Monday, January 8, 2018

James Earl Ashworth

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