James Edwin “Jimmy” Ashton, age 76 died Thursday, September 7th, 2023 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia. He was born in Lewisburg, and a retired farmer. Visitation will be Monday, September 11th, 2023, from 11am until 1:00 PM at the Carr & Erwin Funeral Home. Services will be at 1pm. Burial will be in Mars Hill Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Ashton of Lynnville, sons, Brian Ashton and wife Angie of Sparta, Brad Baker andcwife Wendy of Waverly, daughters, Jill Ashton of Cookeville, Lindy Watkins and husband Terry of Waverly, sisters, Estelle Ashton and Martha Ashton Sells both of Lynnville, 12 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude. Carr & Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for James Edwin “Jimmy” Ashton.