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Friday January 28th, 2022
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Friday January 28th, 2022
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Rita Faye Ashby

Rita Faye Ashby, age 65, of Herrin, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Herrin Hospital.


Rita was born November 29, 1956 in Marion, Illinois, a daughter of Raymond and Mary Belle (Hill) Norris. Rita had worked as a motel manager until her health prevented her from doing so.


She is survived by two sons, Charles Alta (Amy) Burnett Jr. and Kevin James Burnett; daughter, Mary Roxanne Burnett; grandchildren, Catrina Burnett, Hannah Burnett, Malayna Burnett, Jayma Burnett, Alyssa Burnett, Aubrey Burnett, Austin Chandler, Eli Burnett, Dylan Burnett, and Tanner Burnett; four siblings, Linda Lindsey, Louise McRoy, Rayanne Norris, and Michael "Butch" Norris; and her Great Granddaughter, Calionna Page Burnett. She is preceded in death by her parents, one grandson, Brett Tyler Harkrider and two siblings, Mary Ann Bozarth and Raymond David Norris.


Visitation will be Friday, January 28th, 2022 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. A celebration of her life will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, January 28th at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. Inurnment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion.




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God bless you to Rita Ashby family and friends also Rest in pease. Amen ๐Ÿ™ ๐ŸŒนโค๏ธ

Paul Torres Mar 3 2022 6:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rita Ashby

Paul Torres Mar 3 2022 6:17 PM

Love and prayers to Rita Ashby family and friends also God bless you to Rita Ashby family and friends. Rest in pease. Amen ๐Ÿ™ ๐ŸŒนโค๏ธ

Paul Torres Mar 3 2022 5:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rita Ashby

Paul Torres Mar 3 2022 5:07 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rita Ashby

Paul Torres Mar 3 2022 5:05 PM

How beautiful Rita was in this photo. I hadn't seen her in years, but we grew up across the street from each other. She was a sweet person. My sympathies to her children, Louise, Lynda and other siblings.

Beverly Dalton Dunning Jan 21 2022 5:37 PM

I'm sorry for your loss , my thoughts and prayers for your family.

Angie Mcroy Jan 20 2022 9:25 PM

I am so sorry that Rita has passed away. We grew up together, living right next door to each other. Prayers for the family.

Gloria Jan 20 2022 11:48 AM