Dolores Ashlock

Gwendolyn “Dolores” Ashlock, 99, of Eureka, died on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at her home in Eureka.

She was born on November 23, 1920, in Lamar, Colo., the daughter of Clyde Ernest “Buddy” and Gladys Centelia (Nelson) Williams. She was raised in the Neal/ Quincy area and attended Tonovay High School.

On June 22, 1938, she was united in marriage to Freddie Andrew Ashlock.

They made their home in the Quincy/ Virgil area. She was a homemaker. They retired in the early 70’s and moaved to Eureka in 2006.

She was a member of the Quincy United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Elsie Nichols of Eureka; and Linda Corbin of Emporia; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and four siblings:

Bob Williams of Eureka; Grover Williams of Searchlight, Nev.; Marjorie Whitehall of Belfair, Wash.; and Melvin “Butch” Williams of Stroud, Okla..

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Eva LaVerne Ashlock; one grandson; one great-grandson; and eight siblings: Cecil Williams, Maxine Wilson, Melba Pugh, Erma Sherman, Bill Williams, Donald Williams, Johnnie Williams, and Sue Laughlin.

Graveside services were held Monday, October 5, at Virgil Cemetery, with Pastor John Craighead of the Jefferson Street Baptist Church officiating. Koup Family Funeral Home is overseeing arrangements.

Condolences may be left for the family online, at

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