The Newnan Times-Herald


Ashley Michelle Newby

  • By Melanie Ruberti
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  • Jul. 07, 2018 - 5:53 PM

Ashley Michelle Newby, 26, passed away June 30, 2018. She was born July 3, 1991 in Newnan, Ga.

Ashley had a great joy for life and took every opportunity to live it. Ashley had a deep love for bass fishing and spent much of her time outdoors. When she was not outside fishing or enjoying the sunshine, Ashley enjoyed drawing and coloring.

She was quite the artist. Nothing brought her more happiness than spending time with her friends and family, all of whom she held so near and dear to her heart.

Ashley was preceded in death by her grandparents, Wiley and Katherine Newby. She is survived by her daughter Ily Jones; father, Larry Newby (Lisa); mother, Michelle Newby; grandparents, Patsy and Tommy Vincent; siblings, Joshua Newby, Misty Head, Joshua Head; aunts, Carolyn Newby, Angela Lane; six nieces and one nephew.

She is also survived by her boyfriend, Jeremy Head and his daughter Chelsey Head.

The funeral for Ashley is Monday, July 9, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga.

Pastor Scott Smith will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 656 Roscoe Road, Newnan, Ga. The family will receive friends on Monday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences can be expressed online at

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. 38105 or online at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory 770-253-4580