Audrey A. Hildreth, age 84, of Delta, passed away at her home Saturday, December 7, 2019. She was born in Fairfield Twp, Michigan on April 2, 1935 to the late Grant L. Double and Dorothy (Richardson) Double. Audrey’s work career started out as a secretary for Kolb Feed Mill in Wauseon. Later she served over 32 years driving bus for the PDY School System, where she was fondly known by her students as “Bus Grandma”. Audrey also drove tour bus for over 10 years for the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps. Prior to retiring she worked at the Barn Restaurant in Delta for over 20 years; where Audrey created lasting friendships with customers and co-workers. Some of her favorite hobbies included tending to her flowers and caring for her yard. Few knew that she was also a gifted singer, including yodeling and singing with a Bluegrass Band. Among all her various talents she was also an accomplished mender of clothing for just about everyone in Delta at one time or another. Audrey is survived by her children, Jean (Randy) Neuenschwander, Annette (Ricky) Ezell and Gordon (Melissa) Hildreth; daughter-in-law, Brenda Hildreth; sisters, Viola (Lou) Hindle, Carol (Ronnie) McCance and Linda Willett; brothers, Leslie Double and Butch (Bev) Double; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; many loving friends and her feline companions. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Daryl “Duff” Hildreth Jr. in 2009 and sisters, Maryann Gillespie and Phyllis Hintz. Friends will be received from 2:00 – 6:00 PM on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109 in Delta; where an open time for sharing memories will begin at 6:00 PM. Interment will be private for the family at Lyons Cemetery. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Fulton County Relay for Life, Team “Corral is Trucking for a Cure”, 8514 St Rt 108, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 in Audrey’s memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.
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Fulton County Relay for Life
8514 St Rt 108, Wauseon OH 43567