Shirley Kate Ashley, 79, passed away Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at NHC Healthcare in Oak Ridge. Shirley was an LPN at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge for many years and was born Sept. 4, 1941, in Swan Lake, Ky. She was preceded in death by: Husband, Albert Ashley; and parents, J.W. and Sarah Bays. The family will received friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services following. Her graveside followed at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.