Goshen News, Goshen, IN

January 14, 2013

Audrey Bowlby Reed

Oct. 1, 1915-Jan. 12, 2013


— Plymouth — Audrey Bowlby Reed, 97, passed away at her daughter’s home early Saturday morning. She had been ill the past two weeks.

She was born Oct. 1, 1915 in Norwalk, Ohio to Alexander and Abigail (Long) Spratt.

She married Robert Bowlby Oct. 1, 1937 in Elkhart. He died Sept. 26, 1985. She later married George Reed Jan. 11, 1989 in Hawaii. He died March 8, 2005.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary (Raymond) Gamble, Elkhart and Sharon (James) Carnes, Plymouth; a son, Robert (Marsha Reed) Bowlby II, Safety Harbor, Fla.; a step-daughter, Karen Johnson, Safety Harbor, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

A 1934 graduate of Millersburg High School, she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Eastern Star.

Following cremation, a private burial will be held at Rice Cemetery, Elkhart.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen is assisting with arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com