July 22, 1985 — Feb. 22, 2008
SHELBY — Ashley R. Gaines, 22, of Shelby, died Feb. 22 at MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born July 22, 1985 in Shelby to Robert L. and Melonie L. (Billman) Gaines of Shelby.
She was deeply loved by many and will be deeply missed. She fought against many odds in her life, loved music, her children, her family and God.
She is survived by her children, Acetin Gaines and Amia Gaines, both of Shelby; sisters, Bekah Gaines of Shelby, Nikki Billman of Crestline and Lisa Richmand of Shelby; grandparents, Don and Sandi Minor of Norwalk, Jim and Rita Billman of Willard and Shirley Erwin of Shelby; and several aunts, uncles, great- aunts, great-uncles and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandmothers, Gladys Keiser and Bessie Bassardet; and her grandfather, Wayne Erwin.
A memorial service took place Feb. 27 at Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline, with the Rev. David Greenich officiating.
Memorial gifts may be sent the family through the funeral home.