The News Enterprise, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, November 24, 2010

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Audrey Mae Bruner Stith

Mrs. Audrey Mae Bruner Stith, 73, was called to the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, with her family by her side at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She was born Aug. 28, 1937, in Meade County, to the late Carlt and Lillie Mae Bruner. She was one of 14 children and graduated from Meade County High School. A lifelong care giver, she married Morris Randall Stith Jr. in July of 1954 and has resided at the family farm in Webster for the past 56 years. She was an active member of Webster and Irvington United Methodist Church, was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and worked with various charities in the Meade and Breckinridge counties. Her interests included family, gardening, sewing and supporting her Louisville Cardinals. She also devoted much of her time as a homemaker and professional grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Charles and Elmer Bruner. Mrs. Stith is survived by her husband, Morris Randall Stith Jr.; a daughter, Debbie (Darrell) Simmons of Brandenburg; three sons, Rick (Sherry) Stith of Irvington, Jerry (Dawn) Stith of Rineyville and Lloyd (Nanette) Stith of Bardstown. She also adored and gloated over 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. “She is our Angel now and watches over us.”

The funeral is at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 24, at Irvington United Methodist Church with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. EST today in the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Central Kentucky in the name of Mrs. Audrey Stith.

* Photo from The News Standard, Meade County, Kentucky, Friday, November 26, 2010, page A3.