Les Ashlock © Enid News and Eagle 03-2000 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Cherokee – A graveside service for Les Ashlock, 71, will be 2 PM Thursday in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery. Greg Hall will officiate. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home. The casket will be open at the funeral home from 9 AM to 8 PM today and from 9 AM to 1 PM Thursday.
He was born April 28, 1928, in Weatherly, Missouri, to Kearrin and Ruby Ashlock and died Monday, March 13, 2000, at his home after a short illness.
On July 10, 1958, he married Jessie DeArmond Bailey at Anthony, Kansas. They lived in Cherokee where he worked for Smith Brothers Chevrolet. They opened the Sinclair Station and Grocery, which they owned for seven years. He went to work for Joe Monroe working on farm machinery and was shop foreman for New Holland Cherokee. He opened new Mistletoe Express office and they delivered freight for Cherokee and Alfalfa County. The past 10 years, he worked for L. D. Metcalf, farming.
Surviving are his wife, Jessie of the home; one daughter, Elaine Whitely of Cherokee; three sons, Leslie, Mike and Vernon, all of Woodward; another daughter, Ramona of Edmond; four sisters, Roxanna Greenlee, Rosie Morgan, Darlene Jones and Dorothy Gillenwater, all of Buffalo; two brothers, Cecil of Hugoton, Kansas, and Junior of Beaver; and several grandchildren; and great – grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Integris Bass Baptist Cancer Treatment Clinic.
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