Ashley Wood

March 22, 1986 ‒ March 31, 2011

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ashley Wood, age 25, of Mount Vernon went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Riverside Methodist Hospital following a long courageous battle with diabetes. She was born on March 22, 1986 in Newark.

Ashley was a 2004 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and had worked for Apple Valley Resort. She enjoyed reading, working word search puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Ashley is survived by her parents, Shelia (Michael) Mills of Mount Vernon; her father, Quentin Snyder of Ashley; brothers, Justin and Tyler Shaw of Mount Vernon; a sister, Kayla Carpenter of Mount Vernon; grandparents, Connie (Don) Tuggle, Herbert Wood, Jerry (Sue) Mills, Ralph Snyder, and Zelda Workman; nieces, Jaelyn and Jaedyn Shaw; nephews, Nathaniel Murphy and Justus Shaw; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Ashley was preceded in death by a daughter, Jazmin Nichole Wood.

The family will receive friends from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2011 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 with Pastor Bill Fennell officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the funeral home to help with Ashley’s funeral expenses.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ashley Wood.