Audrey Mears (Faulk) Bowersock passed away Dec. 26, 2021 at home with her daughters at her bedside. She was 97. Born Jan. 4, 1924 in Sandusky Ohio to Luther Mears and Lucille (Mears) Keetle. She moved to Ashland at age 8 and graduated from Ashland High School, Class of 1941. She married Harold Faulk Sep. 4, 1942. They were married 55 yrs before he passed away in 1997. She later married Clyde Bowersock in 2005 until his death in 2016. Preceded in death by her son-in-law, Joe Tester, and 2 great-granddaughters.
Former occupations: US Govt. 1944-1945 as an office worker; National Latex Products as an Office Manager; Ashland College (University) as the Bookstore Manager until she retired. She volunteered in the Red Cross Canteen and participated in numerous church activities.
She is survived by 2 daughters: Kathy Schultz (Steve Sheppard) and Pam Tester; 8 grandchildren: Ginny Wright, Nikki, Shane, and Andrea Roberts, Megan and Michael McPherran, Jennifer Kestner, and Jeff Schultz (Step); 14 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.
She was family oriented, had a pleasant personality, deep convictions, and a snap sense of humor. With every greeting she would check in with you on how you were doing and ask "Are you ok?" Whenever exiting someone's presence she would ask "Is there anything I can do for you?", even during her last days.
She will be deeply missed by her daughters and all those who knew her.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Research Hospital and/or Shriners Hospital for Children.
Private family graveside service at a later date.
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