Audrey Moore


PAYNE -- Audrey Lynne Moore, 35, of Payne, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 11:25 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012, at Van Wert In-Patient Hospice Center, after bravely fighting a lengthy battle with cancer.

Audrey was born in Paulding, Ohio, on February 16, 1977, a daughter of Nancy (Thompson) and Tony Burkley. On August 26, 2000, she married Chad Moore. She was the director of student life at IPFW and enjoyed providing the orientation program for students and parents and instilling leadership skills in her students to provide a more fulfilling college experience. Audrey also attended Woodburn Missionary Church.

She graduated from Paulding High School in 1995 and received a bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University in 1999. She obtained a master's degree in education from Indiana University at IPFW in 2004.

Audrey will be sadly missed by her husband, Chad; son, Dane (age 10), daughter, Mallory (age 7), all at home; parents, Tony and Nancy Burkley of Payne; sister, Alison Burkley of Hilton Head Island, S.C.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Marion and Bonita Burkley; and maternal grandparents, Virgil and Helen Thompson.

Her service is at Woodburn Missionary Church, 5108 Bull Rapids Road, Woodburn, Ind., at 10 a.m., with viewing one hour prior on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, with Rev. Joel DeSelm officiating. She will be laid to rest at Lehman Cemetery, Payne. Viewing is also Tuesday from 3-9 p.m. at Woodburn Missionary Church.

To honor Audrey's request, the family asks that in lieu of flowers, throws or other tributes, that donations be made to one of the following memorials: Woodburn Missionary Church youth group, Community Health Professionals (Hospice), Audrey Moore Memorial for Leadership Development Fund or the Moore children's education fund.

Arrangements are by Dooley Funeral Homes of Antwerp and Payne.

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