September 15, 1979 ~ March 20, 2021

Born in: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Resided in: Key West, Florida

Ashlie Nan Hood, 41, passed away March 20, 2021 in Key West, Florida. She was born on September 15th, 1979 in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Ashlie was a devoted and loving mother; her children were the joys of her life. Ashlie was a passionate teacher at the Horace O’Bryant School in Key West, Florida where she taught art and fourth grade. She had an adventurous spirit that took her on many travels. She loved opportunities to dine, cook, and share experiences involving food with friends and family. She especially loved the water and fishing; the ocean was her happy place. Ashlie was an artist who loved to design and create through a variety of mediums. She was beautiful, talented, and creative with a joyful soul and will be greatly missed by her family and countless dear friends.

She is survived by her children, Parker and Simon McSherry, who she loved and adored with all her heart. She is also survived by her parents, Cheryl and Walter Hensel of Glasgow, Kentucky and Mark and Amanda Hood of Bowling Green, Kentucky, along with her sister, Heather Hood Wise (Max Wise) of Campbellsville, Kentucky and brother Cale Hensel of Louisville, Kentucky. Additionally, she is survived by her maternal grandmother, Mary Simon of Glasgow, Kentucky, paternal grandfather, Lewis Cutliff of Park City, Kentucky, her nieces and nephews, Grayson, Jackson, Carter and McLean Wise of Campbellsville, Kentucky. Ashlie had a special bond with Lynn Driver, Cathy Munisteri, and her love Dante Varela.

Ashlie was preceded in death by her brother, John Hood, maternal grandfather, Jerry Simon, paternal grandmother, Maxine Cutliff, and uncle, Vincent Simon.

A private funeral service will be held at St. Helen’s Catholic Church, followed by a celebration of Ashlie’s life. The celebration will be held this Saturday, March 27th, 2021 at 1:00 CST at The Ole French Restaurant, 255 Perkins Rd, Glasgow KY, 42141. A future service will be held in Key West, Florida.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Ashlie’s memory. Please make checks payable to Horace O’Bryant School, with HOB Art Department or Ashlie’s name in the subject line.
Horace O’Bryant School, 1105 Leon St, Key West FL 33040

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mrs. Hood. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. My heart is broken, and words cannot express the loss that her family and friends are experiencing. She will be greatly missed by so many. Prayers for peace, love and hugs to each of her family and friends.

  2. So sorry to hear about Ashlie’s passing. Our thoughts are with you and having experience loss, we understand what a difficult time this is for the family

    Glenn and Crissy Simon
    Breaux Bridge, LA


  4. I am so sorry to hear about Ashlie my prayers are with all of you Cheryl, I haven’t seen you for a long time, I am sure she was sweet just like you and all of you.

  5. Sorry for your loss Cheryl. I totally understand what you are going through. Prayers for your family.

  6. Praying for all the family during this difficult time. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel to watch over you all. God bless.

    • So sorry about jerry’ and Mary’s granddaughter. I remember when they run dimeco 5/10 here in tompkinsville some of the finest people i ever met .May God look after this family.

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Cheryl, Heather and the entire family.
    There are so many who love you, and understand your grief.

  8. My heart is breaking for all of you. Please know that each and every one of you are in my thoughts and prayers!!❤️❤️🙏🙏

  9. We are so incredibly sorry for your loss, our hearts ache for your family. You all are loved by so many please know we will be constantly praying for peace, comfort, and strength for you all in the coming days.

    Blake and MeLeigha Milby

    Grayson you are in our prayers. Your work family loves you and is praying for you.

    Hometown Pharmacy Staff

  10. Our family is so sorry for your loss. Just knowing you all, I’m sure Ashlie was a beautiful person inside and out. Prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  11. Ashlie was such a beautiful light and fun person full of life. My deepest and sincerest condolences to Heather, Cheryl and all of the Hood/Simone family.

  12. So sorry , my heart is breaking . Prayers the lord will wrap his loving arms around each of you and give you comfort.

  13. My heart is breaking for Ashlie’s family and friends. May Our God be with you all during this difficult time. Cheryl, Heather and family, Mark, Students and staff of Horace Schools, our prayers are lifted up for you.

  14. Holding all of you in my heart. Keep those special memories close for they can get you thru the rough patches. Much love…

  15. Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Love to all.

  16. Ashlie, meeting and working with you during our grad studies was such an added bonus! Everyone in the art education department @ UF is deeply saddened and in shock. I know you were a fun, caring teacher & know your students will miss you dearly. I loved how you always sent me the funniest photos, in colorful getups or hilarious work spaces. We shared many laughs, art moments and talks about our children. I know you loved your two dearly! You’re the only person I know whose hands were consistently dirtier than mine- with paint or chemicals! 😆 I will miss you!

  17. Cheryl and family, my prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.

  18. Our family is so sorry. We pray God wraps his loving arms around each of you and gives you comfort and peace.

  19. Love ❤️ you to the 🌝 n back my hippie chick ☮️ neighbor n forever friend✌️. So not fair✌️😘✌️

  20. Cheryl, Walter and family we are so sorry for your loss . Thinking of you during this sad time❤️

  21. “What is lovely never dies, but passes into another loveliness, star-dust or sea-foam, flower or winged air.” ~Thomas Bailey Aldrich

    With sympathy and prayers for all who loved her…

  22. I am so sorry to hear of the unexpected loss of your dear Ashlie. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

  23. Cheryl, Walt & Family, we are so sorry to hear about Ashlie. You all are in our hearts & prayers.

  24. Cheryl and Walter and family, my heart hurts for you. Ashlie was a beautiful young woman, and I loved her creative spirit. Please know you are all in my prayers. There are some things we just won’t understand this side of heaven.

  25. Heather and family,
    I’m so very sorry to hear about the passing of your sweet sister. My deepest prayers and condolences! You guys look soo much alike!
    I saw her photos and thought gosh she looks just like Heather! I have not seen you since Uk dental but felt compelled to say I’m very sorry! Hugs and love and thinking of you!

  26. What a shock. So sorry for your loss. Thinking about you, Walt, Heather, Mark and extended family.

  27. Deepest Condolences to the family. I was just in Key West a few months ago. Perhaps we crossed paths and never knew it. May the Lord bless and keep her and the nine choirs of angels sing hymns more beautiful than heavy handed words could ever describe. The eye has not seen, nor the ear heard that which is in store for those who love God.

  28. Cheryl, Mary, and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and praying that God’s caring presence will bring you strength and give you comfort at this difficult time for all of you. Rest In Peace Ashlie. 🙏

  29. Ashlie had such a beautiful soul- sending so much love to Heather, Cale, Cheryl, Walter and the entire family.

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