Hazel Irene Ashlock was born July 1, 1926 in Marshall, Missouri to Roy and Hazel Boswell. She passed away at her home in Kansas City, Missouri February 2, 2016.
Irene was baptized at a young age at the Coon Creek Baptist Church in Collins, Missouri. She married James Ashlock on September 28, 1946 in Fort Scott, Kansas and to this union six children were born, Delbert Ashlock of Belton, Texas, Linda Ashlock of Kansas City, Missouri, Beverly (Ashlock) Cauthon of Kansas City, Missouri, Norman Ashlock of Belton, Texas, Charles Ashlock of El Dorado Springs, Missouri and Gary Ashlock of Kansas City, Missouri.
Irene and James moved to Collins, Missouri in 1950. Irene worked in the Dietary Department of the Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola, Missouri form 1969 until her retirement in June of 2002. In 2005 she moved to Kansas City, Missouri. While living in Kansas City, she attended Hope Fellowship Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James in August of 2002; a sister, Carolyn Samsel in March of 2012; a granddaughter, Stacey Cauthon in March of 1999 and a half brother, Grover Boswell.
Irene is survived by her 6 children; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; 1 sister, Jane Dean of El Dorado Springs, other relatives and many friends.