Laura Marie Ashley was born on August 31, 1985 in Beverley, MA to Jacqueline Lynn Ashley and Kevin Parrish. Laura attended Salem Elementary and Middle Schools and graduated from Brockton High School. Laura worked part time at Kmart, but her full time job was being a loving and caring mom to her son Amani. She was a great provider for him.
Laura enjoyed a great cup of coffee. She visited Dunkin Donuts everyday at exactly 10:00AM. She enjoyed her coffee so much she would go in the rain, sleet or snow. Laura also enjoyed playing the lottery. She would purchase scratch tickets and become a lucky winner more than once. Laura had a way of picking her scratch tickets based on the number on the roll.
Laura is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother Laura B. Ashley; paternal grandmother Lois Parrish; Aunt Anita Ashley and Uncle Michael Butler.
She is survived by her son Amani Malik Ashley; mother Jacqueline Ashley; father Kevin Parrish; stepfather Larry Mims; two brothers; Cedric Ashley and Maurice Ashley; two sisters; Jocelyn Ashley and Shateeka Garner; two aunts: Tabitha Williams (Jamaal); Sharen Ashley (favorite aunt); three uncles; Bennie (Robynne) Ashley, Cedric (Simone) Ashley, David (Tonya) Ashley; Godmother Kathy Hunt; honorable aunt Althea White, best Friend Daneshia Simmons and a host of cousins, family and friends.
There will be a Viewing on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00am followed by Funeral Service at 11:00 O’clock at the Full Life Gospel Center 183-189 Norfolk Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
Interment: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers, MA.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Riley-Antoine Funeral Home