Bernice Louise Ashead, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Granite Falls, Wash., on Oct. 1, 2007.
Bernice was born May 30, 1913, at Salem, Ohio.
She married J. Howard Ashead on March 18, 1944 and later moved to Pasadena, Calif. She and Howard were active in the Model T Ford Club of Southern California and the Horseless Carriage Club. She collected period clothing to go with their antique car activities.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Howard Ashead; and her brother, Dean Smith.
Bernice is survived by her daughter, Linda Croft and husband, Bill, of Alaska; son, Joseph and wife, Kathleen, of Lake Stevens, Wash.; grandchildren, Eddie Croft and wife, Cheryl; and great-grandchildren, Ethan and Carter, of Kent, Wash., Jennifer Arias, of Everett, Wash. and Sara Ashead; and great-granddaughter, Tala, of Dallas, Texas. She is also survived by too many caring friends to list.
In addition to her children and grandchildren, Bernice treasured her church family at the Marysville United Methodist Church and the dear friends she made while living at The Village in Granite Falls.
A Celebration of Life was held at 2 p.m., on Oct. 28, 2007, in the Marysville United Methodist Church.
Donations in lieu of flowers, can be made to the Marysville United Methodist Church Youth Mission or the American Heart Association.
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