Audrey M. Reed Burdette
Audrey M. Reed Burdette, 83 formerly of State Route 45, Lisbon, OH died at the home of her son on Thursday, December 13, 2007 following a lengthy illness.
She was born in Norwich, England on July 21, 1924, a daughter of the late Frank E. and Mabel J. Nobbs Kerrison. Moving from England in June of 1946 to Wellsville, Mrs. Burdette was a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed playing bingo, working crossword puzzles and loved to crochet and knit. She was a member of the Wellsville Central United Methodist Church
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl W. Reed, whom she married in 1945 on February 10, 1983 and her second husband, Helman C. Burdette, whom she married in 1985 on July 4, 1995.
Surviving are her six sons, David C. Reed and his wife, Patti Ann of East Liverpool, with whom she resided; Gerald M. Reed and his wife Irene of Wellsville; Donald G. Reed and his wife, Joyce of Wellsville; William E. Reed and his wife, Laura of Wellsville; Richard J. Reed and his wife Rhonda of Lisbon and Robert L. Reed and his wife Randy, of Wellsville; a brother Robert Kerrison and his wife Gladys and two sisters, Dorothy Mae Gates and her husband, Dennis and Mary Rose Bean and her husband, Rory, all still living in Norwich, England; thirty-four grandchildren and forty-six great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husbands, Mrs. Burdette was preceded in death by five brothers, George Kerrison, Percy Kerrison, Reginal Kerrison, Ronald Kerrison and Charles Kerrison.
Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, December 17, 2007 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Robert Phillips of the church officiating.
Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Wellsville on Sunday, December 16, 2007 from 2