Mary Ellen Ashwell of Roanoke passed away Saturday, August 18, 2012. She was preceded in death by her father, Harry R. Cobbs and her husband, Willie Ashwell. She was a member of God's House Baptist Minstries until her health declined. Survivors include her mother, Naomi A. Cobbs, brothers, David E. Cobbs of Roanoke and Donald W. (Anita) Cobbs of GA, sister, Barbara A. (David) Cooper-Hall of Roanoke, other relatives and friends. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 11:00am in Williams Memorial Park. Friends may call at Serenity Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 12-8PM for viewing.