ROYSTON - Donnie Vernon Ashworth, 62, died Monday, August 26, 2013 at his residence.
Born on February 13, 1951 in Royston, he was the son of Verna Williamson Ashworth of Royston and the late Alton "Happy" Ashworth. Mr. Ashworth was a machine operator for Royston LLC, and was a member of Hannah's Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors in addition to his mother include a daughter, Tanya Pfeiffer, Danielsville; brother, Gerald Ashworth and his wife, Martha, Hartwell; sister Wanda Keese and her husband Rodney, Bowman; three grandchildren, Kellie Miller, Jody Miller, and Drew Miller; one great-grandchild, Arielle Miller; and several nieces and nephews
Memorial services will be held Thursday, August 29, at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell with the Revs. Lee Smith and Jim Carey officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 28, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The family is at the home.
Flowers are optional or special memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 855 Gaines School Rd., Athens, GA 30605.
Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.
On-line condolences can be sent to the family at www.stricklandfh.com.