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November 24, 1987 - July 4, 2022
Burial Date July 11, 2022
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Ashley Michele (Jennings) Macklin, age 34, was called home to the Lord on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center with the love of her family by her side.
Ashley was born November 24, 1987 in Lima, OH, to Orville J. and Debra A. (Carroll) Jennings Jr. On July 28, 2018 she married the love of her life, Michael A. “Mike” Macklin Jr.
Ashley was a 2006 graduate of Lima Senior High School and a 2010 graduate of Findlay University. She obtained her Master’s Degree from Concordia University of Chicago, IL. Ashley was a dedicated pre-school teacher for the Lima City Schools for 13 years. A talented athlete, Ashley was passionate about school athletics and coached both track and volleyball at the junior high and high school levels. She was especially proud of the students she taught and coached, always instilling a positive attitude and influence upon them. She was an avid reader and fan of Nora Roberts and enjoyed crafting. She was especially proud of her family, she adored her husband, son and step-son and was happiest when she was spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Michael A. “Mike” Macklin Jr., of Lima; son, Roman J. Macklin of Lima; step-son, Dre’mon V. Macklin of Lima; father, Orville J. Jennings Jr.; of Lima; sister, Kimberly Jennings of Lima; brother, Orville J. (Laura) Jennings, III of Fredrick, CO, in-laws, John and Marilyn Bailey of Lima; sister-in-law, Whitney (Kevin Adams) Macklin of Lima; brother-in-law, RonRico Irons of Lima; niece, Kayla A. Jennings of Lima; niece, Josephine “Josi” Jennings of Fredrick, CO; grandmother-in-law, Hattie Irons of Lima; special friends, Samantha Theimens of Loudonville and Chezzaray “Chez” Ricks of Lima and a host of extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Debra A. (Carroll) Jennings; grandparents, Orville and Olga Jennings, Sr., and grandparents, Edward and Dorothy Carroll.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2022, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Pastor Claytonia Logan will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2022, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to go towards an education fund for the children.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.