Melissa Gail Ashley, age 48, passed away at her home on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Melissa was a lifelong resident of Washington County, Va. and attended Holston High School. During her working life she served as a caregiver for those in need. Cooking was her favorite hobby, and her family enjoyed her specialty lasagna. Melissa was preceded in death by her father, Timothy Grant; son, Corey Ashley; brother, Marshall Grant and sister, Angel McVey. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Ashley; mother, Barbara Gail Mann Grant; son, Trace Ashley; daughter, Frances Grant; brother, Junior Grant; grandchildren, Grayer Fields, Zane Ashley; nephew, Justin Porter and special dog, Lady. A celebration of life will be held at the home at a later date. Friends and family may call at the home, 27570 Osceola Road, Abingdon, Va. 24211. Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com. The family of Melissa Gail Ashley has entrusted her care to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.