Audrey Atteberry, 81, of Carmi, died Thursday morning, December 30, 2015 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. She was born November 17, 1934, in Carmi, the daughter of Bertha Wendel (Gott) and Lewis Crocker. She married William “Bill” Atteberry on June 6, 1953, and he survives.
A lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary, she cooked countless dinners and served as Illinois State Department President in 1997. She was also a lifelong member of Carmi Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Audrey loved to fish, sew, knit and was very set in her ways, as anyone who knew her can attest.
Audrey is survived by her husband Bill of Carmi; daughter, Vickie and son-in-law Charles Craddock of Norris City; son, Todd of Carmi and daughter-in-law Cate Davies.
Also surviving are grandchildren, Sarah Chekroun and her husband Christian of Summerville, South Carolina; Amanda Roberts of St. Louis, Missouri; Daniel Craddock of Norris City; Teelin Atteberry of Evansville, Indiana; Meg Davies of the UK; as well as countless grandchildren whom she claimed and claimed her.
Visitation is 5-7 pm, Friday, January 1, 2016, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi. Funeral is at 10 am, Saturday, January 2, 2016, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi. Audrey’s remains will be cremated following the funeral service.