May 2, 2014 — Mrs. Alice Lee Smith Asher, age 78, of Olive Hill, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 30, 2014, at her daughter’s residence.
She was born June 14, 1935, in Evarts, a daughter of the late Chester and Barbara Koch Smith.
Alice was a member of the Olive Hill First Baptist Church for 49 years, having served as church secretary and enjoyed singing in the choir. She and her husband, Ralph, were former owners and operators of White Town Cleaners in Olive Hill for 39 years. Alice loved to cook, being especially well known for her strawberry pies, dried apple stack cakes and sage dressing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Ralph Asher; two brothers, Rodford Smith and George "Butch" Smith; and one sister, Jeanette Smith Wilson.
Alice is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Cindy Asher of Lexington; one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Abel Angel of Olive Hill; three grandchildren, Max Angel of Lexington, Shelly Angel of Lexington, and Laura Asher of Lexington; several nieces and nephews; and her special friend and neighbor, Marjorie Hensley. She also leaves many other family members, church family, and friends who will sadly miss her.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Olive Hill, with Brother David Logsdon officiating. Burial will follow in the A. B. Gold Kiser Cemetery on Route 2 in Olive Hill.
Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, and after 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at the First Baptist Church, 365 East Tom T. Hall Boulevard, Olive Hill.
Max Angel, Jeff Wilson, Larry Harris, Sam Lowe, Rod Smith, and Christopher Bond will serve as pallbearers.
Oney-Henderson Funeral Home in Olive Hill, is caring for all arrangements for Mrs. Alice Lee Smith Asher.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.