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Audrey Jean (Morford) Pederson

1937 - 2019
Audrey Jean (Morford) Pederson Obituary
BROWNWOOD - Audrey Jean (Morford) Pederson, 81, of Odessa passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 in Brownwood. Services will be held at the New Dawn Fellowship Church, 2110 E 10th St, Odessa, TX 79761 at 10:00 AM Friday, November 22, 2019 officiated by Pastor Wally Schiwart.

Audrey was born Monday, December 27, 1937 in Independence, Missouri to Kenneth and Margaret Morford. She worked in her parent's diner cooking hamburgers and making milkshakes through high school. Larry Pederson just happen to be a customer one day and was smitten by the young lady working there. Audrey and Larry were married July 30, 1954 and began a life together that blessed them with 5 children. Audrey was involved in the church serving with her talents in the music department and youth groups. She managed a Hamburger business but loved to travel and crocheting. Audrey loved Hershey's candy bars and made the best pumpkin pie and spaghetti sauce. Her house was decorated with her collection of elephants, an animal that is known for intelligence, love, nurturing of their young and stability.

Audrey is survived by her beloved husband, Lawrence "Larry" Pederson of Brownwood; daughters, Diana and husband Rory Oldham of St. Johns, MI, Cindy and her husband Bill Farnsworth of Bangs, Jeannie and her husband Leslie Bee of Brownwood and Vickie and her husband Brian Farrell of Odessa; 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren.

Audrey is preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters; and a son, Thomas "Tommy" Pederson.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to St. Jude's Hospital for Children at https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html

Condolences, memorials and tributes can be made at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net
Published in Odessa American on Nov. 20, 2019
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