Ashley Marie Stephens, 39, passed away on May 25, 2021, in a traffic accident in Chase County, Kansas.
Ashley was born on Sept. 30, 1981 in Paris, Texas, to Dawn Cato and Mike Stephens.
She graduated from North Lamar High School in 2000.
Ashley was a beautiful spirit with a love for life. She enjoyed being a lifeguard and teaching others to swim and canoe at Camp Gambill. She loved traveling with her little dog Puddy by her side.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Candun Jax Stephens; brother, Duncan Tempelmeyer; and grandparents, Melvin and Catherine Cato.
She is survived by her parents, Dawn Cato and Mike and Kelli Stephens; brothers, Jeremy Stephens, Drew Tempelmeyer and wife, Shawn, Devon Tempelmeyer, Kerry Brown and wife, Tara, Kory Brown and wife, Jenny; grandparents, Alice Robertson, Katie Knox and Ray Baxter; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home, 730 Clarksville Street, Paris, Texas.