Audrey L. “Faunie” Powell

Audrey L. “Faunie” Powell, age 90, of Nelsonville, Ohio, passed away July 22, 2021, at Mansfield Hospital – Ohio Health.

Audrey was born January 4, 1931 in Jacksonville to George Swindell and Audrey Talbert Swindell. She was formerly a bookkeeper for Premier Autoware in Cleveland; worked at William Brooks Shoe Company in Nelsonville for 21 years.

She loved reading, baking, cooking, and dancing to big band music. Some words used to describe Audrey: a mighty force; tough; resilient; loved by everyone; a beautiful person; a loving Mother; devoted to her family, and totally devoted to her husband.                       

Surviving are her husband of 67 years James Powell; her children Kathy (Steve) DiPerna of Berea, Richard Powell of Ipswich, England, Cindy Roman of Nelsonville, Susan Powell of Boston, MA; grandchildren Justin, Larissa, Jimmy, Gemma, Joanne, Mindy; great-grandchildren Ashton, Braidyn, Ollie, Leah, Joseph, Harry, Tabby, Ruby, Makaila, Malakia, and Makaiah.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, son Danny Sturgeon; infant daughter Sandra Sturgeon; siblings Bill, Donna, and Bob.

Funeral services were held at 11:00A.M., Friday July 30, 2021, at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, Ohio. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Calling hours wer observed 6-8 pm Thursday at the funeral home.