Audrey M. Custer

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Audrey M. Custer, age 79, resident of Midlothian, Va., died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at her home.

She was born Oct. 2, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Forest Horton and Almeda Smith Horton. She married Robert Carl Custer on May 11, 1956. Audrey lived in the Nevada, area since 1973. She worked as a CNA for the State Hospital in Nevada. She was a member of the relief society.

Survivors include one son, Jesse Janish and wife Toni, Columbia, Mo.; three daughters, Jane Warne and husband Richard, Becky Palmese and husband Stephen, and Carla Starling and husband Raymond; and three sisters, Jane Christian, Joyce Glassey, and Nelva Stenger. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl; two daughters, Christina Custer and Candace Wildhagen; two brothers, Roland and Robert Horton; and one sister, Ruth Mace.

Graveside services for Audrey Custer will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 14, in the U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Scott. Services are under the direction of Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701.

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