Audrey Faye Walton
Audrey Faye Walton passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 in Shelton WA. She was 84. She was born Audrey Faye Scarbrough in Rockdale, TX on October 20, 1926 to her parents Thomas Leonard and Almeda Anne (Fails) Scarbrough. In 1943, she graduated from Breckenridge High School in San Antonio, TX. In 1944, Audrey married Jeffrey "Bill" Noble.
In addition to raising her children, she worked in clerical positions at various companies, including a bank and a mortgage company.
On August 28, 1960, Audrey married Webster Walton, who remained at her side until his death in 2006.
Audrey was a long time resident of Grapeview, WA having bought a cabin on Mason Lake in 1968 and moving there permanently in 1982. Before moving to Mason County, she lived in Tacoma for over 30 years.
On their property at Mason Lake, Audrey enjoyed gardening, needlepoint, ceramics, cooking, along with crossword puzzles, dominoes and card games. She was an avid reader who loved her many cats. She was an active member of the Mason-Benson Club Senior Group, serving as its Treasurer for a number of years.
Audrey is survived by her daughters, Anne Rae Powell (Tom) of Hawaii, and Sandra Gregory (Robert), also of Hawaii; her sons Jeffrey Noble (Debbie) of Sacramento, CA, Michael Noble (Carlene) of Roy, WA and Tom Walton of Grapeview, WA; 4 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren, her sister Juanita Emery of Tacoma, WA; and her beloved Blackjack, Willow and Max.
Audrey was preceded in death by both husbands, her brother Orville and sisters, Gladys and Edith. Audrey was also preceded in death by her step-daughter Ann Louise May, who passed away in 2005.
A memorial service was held in her honor on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at the Mason Benson Clubhouse. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The family is being served by the McComb Funeral Home.