Monday, June 16, 2014

Aubrey A. Flory (June 12, 2014)

Aubrey A. Flory age 96, went home to be with the Lord on June 12, 2014. She was born in Maury County, Tennessee, March 1, 1918, to Arthur and Ivy Etta (Lunn) Cole.

Aubrey was married for 50 years to Russell W. Flory who preceded her in death in 1990. Surviving are their three children, Nancy Doseck (Jim), Carol Voigt and Larry Flory (Connie). Grandchildren Lori Trosper (Bruce), Janelle Cross (Steve), Jamie Doseck (Bonnie), Robert E. Voigt (Elizabeth), Shelly Flory and Angie Flory. Great Grandchildren Tyler and Jennifer Greer, Bethany and Brittany Doseck, Joe and Sam Cross, and Connor Voigt. And 2 Great-Great Grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters Martha (Polly) Burgess of Savannah, Tennessee, and Shelia West of Shelbyville, Tennessee.

Preceding her in death were 3 brothers Harlan, Elgan, and Thomas Cole, and sister Edith Shelton all of Columbia, Tennessee, and son-in-law Robert Voigt.

Aubrey and her husband were foster parents to numerous children including Kelli (Kelly) Holdeman of Greenville. She also babysat for many babies whom she enjoyed teaching Christian Songs.

Aubrey and Russell were farmers for most of their married lives. She taught her children and grandchildren how to care for the cows, pigs, and chickens. Gardening was also an important part of her life. She was the owner/operator of Audrey’s Beauty Shop after completing beauty school, which she was very proud. Aubrey, also known to many as Audrey, was active in church throughout her life. Over the years church families included Savona, Weaver’s Station, Ft. Jefferson Methodist, and Bible Fellowship.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday June 14, 2014 at 2:30 PM at Oak Grove Cemetery Fort Jefferson, Ohio with Rev. Doug Baker officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice 1350 North Broadway Greenville, Ohio 45331.

The family wishes to thank the Oakley House and State of the Heart Hospice staff for their care and support of Aubrey.

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