Audrey Campbell (Pennell) Absher (Wilkes)

October 3, 1934 ~ March 9, 2019 (age 84)

Mrs. Audrey Pennell Absher, 84, passed away on March 9, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem.

 She was born on October 3, 1934 to James Harvey and Mary Campbell Pennell of Moravian Falls.

In addition to her parents, Audrey is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Horton Absher Jr., daughter, Barbara Absher Eldridge, sister, Mary Ann Pennell Dancy and brother, Buford Lee Pennell.

Survivors include her son, Charles Alan Absher and wife, Diane of Wilkesboro.

She was lovingly called “Audi” by her surviving grandchildren, Jared Absher, Ethan Absher and Seth Absher and great grandchildren, Zachary Absher, Benjamin Absher, Tristan Absher and Matias Simpson. She is also survived by a sister, Linda Pennell Billings of Greensboro.

Audrey began her career in the first office of Lowes Hardware in North Wilkesboro.  Audrey is best known for her talent in making handmade draperies in her business in Wilkesboro. “Audreys Interiors”.  After she retired she continued to make custom draperies in her home.

 Her delight in life was spending time in her flower gardens which were enjoyed by friends and neighbors.

Audrey will be forever loved and remembered.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Wilkesboro United Methodist Church, 309 West Main Street Wilkesboro.

Rev. Karen Roberts and Rev. Chris Fitzgerald officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:30 pm prior to the service at United Methodist Church.

Graveside will be private.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made for the care of Matias Simpson to Piedmont Federal Saving Bank.

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Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes has the honor of serving the Absher Family.

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