audra powell

Audra Imogene Powell of Burgettstown passed away Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the Weirton Medical Center she is now safely in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was ninety-three years old.

Born on May 27, 1930, one of nine children born to William Spencer and Delphia Minda Childers Wells.

Audra was a loyal and faithful member of the Weirton Heights Church of Christ; she enjoyed being involved with the activities with her church family and passing down God’s word through the scriptures.

As a little girl, Audra had a love for animals. Growing up on a farm the importance of hard work and discipline, were ever-present throughout her daily routine, thus molding her into the woman she became.

She and her husband Chester who sadly passed on April 14, 2009, were always enjoying each other’s company, whether it was quilting together, spending time at local flea markets, camping, and hunting on the family property in Smithfield, WV, or introducing the values of her favorite book, the Bible which they have instilled in their family, resonating through the generations.

Audra was preceded in death by her parents, son James David Powell, brothers Edgar, Ralph, William Ray, Paul, Donald, and Harold Wells and step-brother Forrest Glenn Wells, sisters, Pearl Starkey and Garnet Wells, and step-sister, Amanda Wells.

Remembering her memory fondly with love and admiration are her children Carl (June Smith), Powell, Larry Powell, daughter Linda Darlene Corwin, grandchildren, April (Clinton) Simms, Christopher Powell, Brandy (Tim) Cooke, Ashley (Danny) Oneal, Brandon (Zarina) Corwin, eight great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Wednesday, February 7, 4 -7 pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. where funeral services will be celebrated on Thursday, February 8, at 11 am.

Minister Steve Smithbauer will officiate.

Audra will be eternally joined with her husband Chester in Highland Hills Cemetery.

Share online condolences at www.grecohertnick.com.

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  1. Candle Selection 1Audra was my Great Aunt. She was so loving and caring and made me feel special. I will remember many happy visits and hugs. I’m glad for her, as she is with Great Uncle Chester, dancing with her Lord. I however am selfish, I wish she were still here. Love you so much.

  2. Dear Brandon and family,
    So sorry for your family’s loss…..no doubt she and your Pap were beloved by many. It surely was a joy for your children to know her…….they’re old enough they’ll remember her and that is good. 🤗🥰

  3. Dear Brandon and family,
    So sorry for your family’s loss…..no doubt she and your Pap were beloved by many. It surely was a joy for your children to know her…….they’re old enough they’ll remember her and that is good. Love to all.

  4. Candle Selection 2I am so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful woman. May she rest in eternal peace. May God bring peace and comfort to your family during this difficult time.

  5. Candle Selection 8What a beautiful woman it has been my pleasure and honor to know her and her late husband. Rest in peace.
    My deepest condolences to the family

  6. So sorry to hear of Audra’s passing. She was such a sweet lady and we enjoyed our visits with her, and Chester, over the years. Our heartfelt sympathy to the family.
    Steve & Teena Smithbauer


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