Glendon Neil Ashley, 67, of Big Bend died January 27, 2002, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care of Grantsville.

He was born in Burning Springs, a son of the late Jess G. and Nellie McCroskey Ashley. He is a lifetime member of the Disabled Veterans of America of Parkersburg. Neil was a Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Neil enjoyed hunting, fishing and his family.

Surviving are his wife, Elma Kathryn Whited Ashley; one son and daughter-in-law, Glendon Guy and Teressa Ashley of Glenville, WV; one daughter, Glenna Kay Ashley of Carollton, Ohio; also Glendon Neil Ashley Jr, Joyce and Patricia; one brother, Niles G. Ashley of Elizabeth, WV; and six grandchildren, Kayla, Taylor and Hunter Ashley of Glenville, and Zachary, Bill Ray and Tessie Gotschell of Carollton, Ohio.

Service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Matheny Pomroy Funeral Home, Elizabeth, Pastor Bryan Groves and the Rev. David Morris officiating. Military honors will be held at Hill Grove Cemetery, Wirt County. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday.