Meadville Tribune

September 6, 2013

J. Audell Lowrey

The Meadville Tribune

GROVE CITY — J. Audell Lowrey, 99, formerly of Meadville and Conneaut Lake, and a resident of Grove Manor, Grove City, passed away there Wednesday, Sept. 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 on 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.

Calling hour will be Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, where the funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., with the Rev. John Donner, pastor of Lowville United Methodist Church, officiating.

Entombment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Meadville.

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

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