Marilyn Ann Ashby

January 27, 1953 ~ September 17, 2022

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Marilyn Ann Ashby Thompson, 69, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away September 17, 2022. She was born January 27, 1953, in Owensboro to the late William and Colleen James Ashby. Marilyn was a member of the Christian faith and worked as a hairdresser and antique dealer.

Marilyn was a loving mother, a great sister, and an amazing daughter. She was a bargain hunter, trying to find the best deals where she could. Marilyn also enjoyed the outdoors. She even took her son deer hunting and helped him shoot his first deer.

Marilyn is survived by her son Chris (E’Dee) Gordon of Winchester, Kentucky; her brother, Jimmy (Nancy) Ashby of Newburgh, Indiana; her nephew, Ryan Ashby; and loving companion of 8 years her dog, Pookie.
Graveside Service will be 2:00 pm on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Bell Cemetery.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Thompson. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Marilyn Ann Ashby Thompson and sign her virtual guestbook at

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  1. Jimmy, so sorry to hear about the passing of Marilyn. My thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow.

  2. So sorry for the loss of Marilyn, my thoughts and prayers are with her family. I went to school with Marilyn at Thruston, she was a sweet girl.

  3. So sorry to hear about Marilyn passing. She was wonderful person and classmate at Thruston and DCHS. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

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