Fern Brashear, 96, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Ashland Healthcare. Fern was born February 27, 1922, in Ashland, the daughter of Stonie and Bessie Burnett, Harrison. She married Jim Brashear on January 13, 1951, in Ashland and he preceded her in death. She worked in the Academic Support Center at the University of Missouri until her retirement. Fern was a member of First Christian Church in Jefferson City, Ashland Order of Eastern Star #309, Ashland Garden Club, Southern Boone Historical Society. Survivors include: one daughter, Jan (David) Ray of Hartsburg; one son, David Brashear of Alameda, Calif.; two granddaughters, Emily Ray and April (Steve) Bernhardt and two granddaughters, Molly and Audrey Bernhardt all of Ashland She was preceded in death by her brother, Doug Harrison. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday June 16, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Robinson Funeral Home with visitation from 9:00 to 11:00. Burial will follow in New Liberty Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Compassus, Ashland Garden Club Scholarship in care of the family.