The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

September 5, 2013

J. Audell Lowrey

Venango County native was active in her church


---- — J. Audell Lowrey, 99, formerly of Meadville and Conneaut Lake, and a resident of Grove Manor, Grove City, passed away there Wednesday, September 4, 2013.

She was born March 28, 1914 in Salina, Venango County, a daughter of Ralph L. and Hettie Benninger Clark.  She married Herbert W. Lowrey May 17, 1934 and he preceded her in death May 31, 1992.

Audell was a graduate of Sandy Lake High School and following high school completed secretarial course work. A homemaker, she was a former active member of Stone United Methodist Church, Meadville, its United Methodist Women, and served as the communion steward. She subsequently was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Conneaut Lake.

Audell was a former United Way volunteer, avid bridge player, and enjoyed golfing, sewing, crocheting, and western square dancing.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Evalyn Lowrey of Wattsburg; three grandchildren, linda Doutt and her husband Rick, Richard D. Lowrey and his wife Diane, and Debby Peck and her husband Phil; eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Joanne Rudis of Muskegon, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard C. Lowrey; four sisters, Willavina Flinchbaugh, Maxine Miller, Helen Shannahan, and Jeannette George; and a brother, Ralph L. Clark, Jr.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.


J. Audell, 99, Grove City

Calling hours: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday (9-7-13) at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville.

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Service: 2 p.m., in the funeral home, with the Rev. John Donner, Pastor of Lowville United Methodist Church, officiating.

Entombment: Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Meadville.