Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

October 16, 2013

Audrey Smith

Audrey Joy Smith, 91, of Mt. Vernon, died at the Clark County Health Care Center, in Owen, Wis., on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.

Audrey Joy Thomas was born on Aug. 14, 1922, in Calhoun, Wis., the daughter of Walter E. and Agnes E. (Luhrsen) Thomas. She was raised and received her education in East Troy, Wis., graduating from East Troy High School in 1940. Audrey then attended Rosary College for one year in River Forest. She was united in marriage to Albert W. Smith on March 22, 1942, in Des Plaines. They moved to River Grove, where Audrey was a homemaker and raised five children. After retiring in 1978, they moved to Mt. Vernon, where she lived until moving to Wisconsin in 2008.

She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Women’s Club, was active in the River Grove PTA and was an active member in her church.

Audrey had many interests, but especially enjoyed playing organ, crocheting, traveling, gardening and cats.

She is survived by her five children, Thomas “T.R.” Smith (fiancé Lynda Fernow) of Maple Park, Beverly (Gary) Carpenter of Clarkston, Wash., Barbara (Dix) Fulton of Issaquah, Wash., Judy (John) Barrett of Loyal, Wis. and Richard (Lucille) Smith of Elgin; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert, on Nov. 11, 2001; five brothers, Glenn, Doug, Marshall, Jim and Roger Thomas; and one sister, Beatrice Thomas.

Funeral services for Audrey Joy Smith will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Pastor Bill Causer officiating. Interment will follow at Atkinson Cemetery in rural Mt. Vernon.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Atkinson Cemetery and will be accepted at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon where you may call 246-0100 for more information or visit at www.newellfuneralhome.com.

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