FLORENCE —Audrey went to be with her Lord Oct. 6 after a short illness. She was 69 at the time of her death.
Audrey was born May 27, 1950, in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, to Edward and Jean Marney.
In 1972, she married her forever love, Chester A. Bolles, and made their home in upstate New York. On April 19, 1973, Kevin Barry came into their world, followed by Robin Christopher on Nov. 2, 1974. Chester and Audrey moved the family to Florence in 1976 to raise the boys.
Audrey loved her sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren, along with her extended family from the Florence Baptist Church.
She had a passion for photography during her younger years, then started doing a wide variety of crafts with the grandchildren and young ones at the church. Audrey would take in and raise any animals. From frogs with Reba and Tiana, to ducks, chickens, pigeons, to cows and horses. She trained many of their hunting dogs and managed the Eagle Watch Arena.
Her greatest accomplishments were being a loving mother and grandmother, becoming a U.S. citizen, and graduating from the Faith Bible Institute at Florence Baptist Church in May 2019.
Audrey is survived by her sisters, Claudia Burns and Barbara Bartlett; her sons, Kevin and Robin; along with her cherished grandchildren, Kody, Rial, Reba, Tiana, Austin, Clayton and Layne; great-grandchildren, Wesley, Leila and Tinley. She also left behind her very dear and cherished friend, Tori Scholl, and her family.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, Chester; parents, Edward and Jean Marney; along with her siblings, Lyman, Brian, Marion and Kathryn.
The services will be held on Oct. 21, 2019. They will start at 3:30p.m., at the Florence Baptist Church with reception to follow.
The family is asking that those of you wanting to send flowers to please make a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in memory of Audrey E. Bolles at www.stjude.org.