Ashley Elizabeth Gradwell, 27, of Newport News, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017. She had a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and was currently employed as a waitress. Ashley loved to paint watercolors and do crafting with beads. She was a vibrant, free spirit who loved colors and life. Ashley loved people and was accepting of all.
Left to cherish her memories are her parents, Edward and Patricia Gradwell; siblings, Deanna and Justin Gradwell and her partner, Joseph Bujak.
The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News from 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017, followed by a funeral service, officiated by Chaplain Melvin H. Underwood.
Memorial contributions may be made to www.gofundme.com/ashley-gradwell-memorial-fund.