Alonzo "Al" Ashleyof Little Rock, AR, 1935 - 2019
STEM trailblazer Alonzo "Al" Ashley transitioned to his heavenly resting place on Friday, October 4th. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Bynum Ashley; step-daughter, Kia Blair (Rick); grandchildren, Joshua and Kiana Blair; brothers, Roland (Mary) Ashley, Wendall (Elaine) Ashley, and numerous nieces and nephews. Ashley received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring and other STEM awards. He created a Summer Science Research program at Stanford University helping thousands of students for 50 years. Viewing: Watson-Northcrest Funeral Home on Thursday, 1-7 p.m., 1801 Maple Street, North Little Rock. Celebration: Thursday, October 10th at 6 p.m., Simmons Bank Auditorium, 601 East Third Street, Little Rock. Funeral services: Friday, October 11th at 10:00 a.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 2501 S. Main Street, Little Rock.
Published October 9, 2019
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Watson NorthCrest Funeral Home
1801 North Maple St, North Little Rock, AR