Audrey Deal

May 11, 1927 - April 6, 2014

Audrey Deal passed away peacefully with her family by her side on April 6, 2014. She was 86 years old. Audrey was born May 11, 1927 in Fallon, Nevada to Joseph Howard Young and Mildred Gulling Young. she attended all Churchill County Schools, graduating from high school in 1944. Audrey went on to attend Armstrong Business College in Berkeley, CA. Upon graduating, she returned to Fallon, where she was employed as a secretary for Dodge Construction Co. for over 10 years. She met and married her husband Bill Deal in 1956. Bill had relocated from Reno to teach school in Fallon. They had three children, Kerry, Ron and Karen. Audrey’s main focus was her family. She was a stay at home mom, working part time in the Insurance business they owned. When her children were grown, she served as secretary for the Epworth United Methodist Church for ten years. She helped start the Community Pantry and managed it in conjunction with the welfare department until retiring in 1990. Audrey loved spending time with her family which usually involved extended family, dinners, camping, boating or time at the family cabin at Lake Almanor. In their

retirement years, Bill and Audrey spent several winters in the Phoenix area where they met new friends and enjoyed more fun times with the Fallon-Arizona contingent. Audrey was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women for many years. She enjoyed singing in the choir, which was one of ways she gave back to the church. In her later years she became a member of of the Spanish Springs Presbyterian church. Surviving Audrey are her beloved husband of 58 years, Bill; sister, Mary Lou Maffi; children, Kerry Deal; Ron (Shawn) Deal; Karen Bennett; grandchildren, Geoff Deal; Jacqui Deal and Jennifer Deal; she is also survived by her nephew, Marti Maffi; nieces, Arlyn Maffi; Connie Maffi; Lynn (David) Strasdin and many extended family and friends. A service will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM at The Gardens Chapel with a gathering immediately following. The family has asked for contributions in Audrey’s memory to be made to the Epworth United Methodist Church 280 E. Stillwater St Fallon, Nv. 89406; Churchill County Museum 1050 S. Maine St. or Churchill Arts council PO Box 2204 Fallon, NV. 89407

Arrangements are being handled by The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, NV. 89406 775 423-8928


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