Treva Gail Absher of Bridgeville passed away on Friday, Aug. 18, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born in Cookeville, TN on July 22, 1944, daughter of the late Ed and Rettie (Carr) Medley.

Gail retired from Dresser Wayne Industries in 1993 where she worked as an assembly line operator for many years. An avid country music lover, she loved going to concerts and could always be found spending time with her beloved family. She will be greatly missed in her neighborhood of “Absherville.”

In addition to her parents, Gail was preceded in death by her daughter, Becky Reed; her four sisters: Wilma Hastings, Oline Huffman, Doris Dunn, Brenda Medley; and her brother, David Medley. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Ira “James” Absher; her children: Jamie Absher (Crystal), Jeff Absher (Christine), Jane Schrock (Dan), Debbie Cooper (Alton); her son-in-law, Robert Reed; her 15 grandchildren; her 19 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Final care for Gail has been entrusted to Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel in Bridgeville. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m., at Berean Community Church, 2709 Harrington Hwy., Milford, DE 19963.

Please visit Gail’s Life Memorial Webpage and sign her virtual guestbook at