78 year old Edna Mai Burton Ashford of Smithville passed away on Wednesday. She was a self employed upholsterer and a member of the Old Fashioned Freewill Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Leonard Herman and David Lawson will officiate and burial will be in the Hale Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.; and Sunday from 10 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Marshall and Etta Frances Barrett Burton; husband, James Edward Ashford; daughter and her husband, Tina Marie and Jerry Cantrell; sons, James David Ashford, Timothy Edward Ashford, and Jerry Allen Ashford; grandson, Gary Wayne Cantrell; son-in-law, Jimmy Mullican; sisters, Ava Paulette Burton, Frances Elizabeth Burton, Helen Faye Bowen, and Janice Renee McClanahan; father and mother-in-law, John and Maggie Ashford; brothers-in-law, Frank Bowen, Eugene McClanahan, and Owen Ashford. Survivors include daughters, Wanda Gail Mullican, Barbara and Steve Green, and Rhonda Cantrell; grandchildren, Lisa and Chris Barrett, Paul and Kaylee Mullican, Amanda and Anthony Hasemann, Hannah and Nathan Armour, and Felisha and Henry Cantrell; step-grandchildren, Rennie Young and John Mason; great grandchildren, Adrian Barrett, Austin Cantrell, Dakoda Cantrell, Aveya Cantrell, Kyler Turner, Braylee Turner, Auna Starnes, Klara Armour, and Khloee Armour, and special sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.