Rev. Monroe "Monk" Maston Ashley Sr.
Last updated 2/17/2021 at 3:34pm
Rev. Monroe “Monk” Maston Ashley Sr., of Brevard, passed away Feb. 12, 2021, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, after declining health. He had turned 85 years old just four days earlier.
Raised in Greenville, S.C., he attended the University of South Carolina before completing his bachelor’s degree at Furman University. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Roberta, to whom he was married for 62 years, and a brother, Bernum (Jean) Ashley; three children, Matt Ashley (Ann), John Eric Ashley (Justi...