Challa Jean Ash, 52, passed away peacefully on August 6th, 2006 in San Antonio. Prior to the birth of her only son, Thomas Ash, Challa was an active real estate agent. She and her husband David spent several years away from San Antonio due to David's career in commercial construction management. For seven years, they lived in the Hawaiian Islands. They spent three years in Portland, OR. and then finally made their way back to San Antonio. While in Paradise, the Great Northwest and San Antonio, Challa felt the love of being a wonderful mother and a friend to everyone she met. She had a great passion for cooking, gardening, breeding Australian Shepherds and interior re-modeling everywhere she lived. Challa is preceded in death by her father, Thomas Claybourne Hurst. She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, David Ash, her son, Thomas Ash and his fiance, Ashli Fichtner, mother, Charlene Hurst, sister, Mart Hurst, brother in law, Fred Ash, nephews, Benjamin Soler and Grant Doner and niece, Sara Ash. SERVICE 6:00 PM Thursday Aug.17th, 2006 Christ Lutheran Church 6720 Broadway San Antonio, TX. 78209 The family extends special thanks to the nurses and staff at CTRC in San Antonio. In lieu of flowers, memorials made to Christ Lutheran Church are being honored. To leave a note for the family, go to meadowlawn.net and select Obituaries.
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