In Living Memory of Ashley Callie February 21, 2008
While family, friends and fans converge on the gardens of the Johannesburg Country Club in Auckland Park for Ashley’s memorial service at 10am today, Ashley has been memorialised by a beautiful new Ashley Callie Rose, created by Ludwig’s Roses, seen here.
The Callie Family would like to express how moved they are by this kind gesture, and wish to thank Ludwig’s Roses for so kindly dedicating the perfect rose in remembrance of Ashley’s gracious sense of style, love of all things beautiful and passion for living.
Reflecting on the memorial venue, Lauren Callie (Ashley’s sister) said, “Our father has been a member of the club since he was boy, and we have been going there for years. It was a favourite place of Ashley’s. It has a lot of good memories for the family so it is very significant. She loved the rose gardens,” Lauren said.
The service will be open to the public and hundreds of fans are expected to attend.
For those who can’t make it to the venue, please try to observe a minute of loving silence for Ashley and her family at 10am this morning. Or light a candle. Something that connects you with Ashley and her loved ones.
To the family: we will be thinking of you even more today and will always remember Ashley with love, admiration and gratitude for the joy she brought to our lives.