Ashley Qualls Obituary, Death Cause – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the funeral services for a beloved daughter, sister, and friend, Ms. Ashley Nicole Qualls (MSW), who was born on July 22, 1987, in Blythewood, South Carolina. She was the cherished daughter of Solomon Qualls and the late Beverly Yvette Addison. Ashley departed this earthly life on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ashley’s life and memory will be honored during the funeral services, which will take place on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. These services will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, located at 275 McNulty Street, Blythewood, South Carolina. Following the ceremony, interment will take place in the church cemetery. In remembrance of Ashley, there will be a time for public viewing at the funeral home on Friday, July 19, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., allowing friends and loved ones to pay their respects and bid their farewells.
Ashley’s faith journey began at an early age when she received Christ into her heart. She was baptized at Bethel Baptist Church, marking the beginning of her spiritual journey. Ashley’s commitment to education and her unwavering determination to excel were evident throughout her life. She embarked on her educational journey at Bethel Elementary in Blythewood and proudly graduated from Spring Valley High School as a member of the Class of 2005. Driven by a strong sense of self-esteem and a desire to make a difference, Ashley continued her education at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. There, she achieved academic excellence, earning a BA Degree in Social Work. Her dedication to her studies led to her inclusion on the Dean’s List and “A” Honor Roll, with numerous letters of honors to her name.
After successfully completing her undergraduate studies, Ashley continued her pursuit of knowledge at Tulane University in New Orleans, where she graduated in 2011 with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Her accomplishments and commitment were further evident when she joined the United States Navy, a testament to her determination to serve her country. However, due to health issues, she was ultimately discharged. Ashley’s legacy is one of resilience, determination, and a profound desire to make the world a better place through her work in social services. Her memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved her, and her contributions to her community and country will never be forgotten.