Audrey Lois Blaydes, 86, of Center passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Metcalfe County Health Care in Edmonton.
Audrey was born on March 30, 1930 to the late Albert Andy Parnell and Lora Eddie Strader Parnell. She was a homemaker and of the Christian faith.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday afternoon from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Monday.
She is survived by her son, Brother Billy (Debbie) Blaydes of Edmonton; her daughter, Beverly (James) Avery of Edmonton; her brother, Junior (Pat) Parnell of Greensburg; her sister, Marie Pierce of Indiana; four grandchildren, David (Charity) Blaydes of Edmonton, Jason Blaydes of Center, Lorie (Edd) Brooks of Edmonton, and Adam (Jamie) Avery of Edmonton. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as three brothers, J.T, Leamon, and Kenneth; two sisters, Dorothy Hall and Jennie Lacross; and her husband Jacob Blaydes.
Published on  March 20, 2017