Audrey Jean Mefford (71) of St. Elmo


Published on September 13 2012 10:45 am

Audrey Jean Mefford, 71 of St. Elmo, died at 5:53 AM Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in her home.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, September 15, 2012 at C & A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery, Avena Rd. Visitation will be from 5-8 Friday at Fairview United Methodist Church, Avena Rd.  and 1 hour prior to service time on Saturday. Memorials are requested to the family.

Jean was born on May 3, 1941 in St. Elmo the daughter of Benjamin and Nellie (Tipsword) Scoles. She married Charles J. Mefford on May 31, 1963 and he preceded her on July 15, 2007. She was a former K-Mart employee.

Surviving are her daughters, Cindy Mefford of Beecher City and Tina (Mark) Abendroth of Vandalia, sons, Larry (Sherry) Everett and Chuck (Marcella) Mefford all of St. Elmo, brothers, John (JoAnn) Scoles of MO, Frank (Bernice) Scoles of St. Elmo, and Ray (Diane) Scoles of Edgewood, sisters, Zolla (Jerry) Limes of Iola, Lola Hawkey of St. Elmo, Barb Goldsberry of Brownstown, and Mary Eagan of Sandoval, 17 grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Michael Scoles, brothers, Jesse, Abe, Merle, Len, and Harry in infancy, and sisters, Lucy  Davis   and  Pauline  Ingram.