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Audrey June Dechert

June 29, 1927 ó May 15, 2022

Audrey June (Smith) Dechert, 94 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 11:25 a.m. at her home in Taylorville, IL.

She was born on June 29,1927 the daughter of Gordon E. and Ida Lucille (Miller) Smith. She married Francis Gene Dechert on April 21, 1964 and he preceded her in death in November of 1995.

Audrey loved to play cards, bingo and bunco with her friends. Traveling was one of her favorite past times as well as spending time with family and friends. She worked at Walmart as a sales clerk for many years. Audrey was a member of the Stonington American Legion and the Stonington United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughters: Karen (Tom) Davis of Arkansas; Deanna (Steve) Rossini of Round Lake, IL, sons: Robert Clark of Taylorville, IL and Bradley Clark of Taylorville, IL, grandchildren: Matthew Clark, Mindy Taylor, Greg Frost, Heather Davis, Derek Davis and Kaitlynn Schultz, thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son: William Clark, sister: Beverly Beavers

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 11:30-1:00 Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL with Pastor Brennan Hurley officiating and burial immediately following at Ponting Cemetery in Stonington, IL.

Memorials may be made to Stonington American Legion 401 W. North Stonington, IL 62567 or Christian County Senior Citizens Center 701 W. Adams Taylorville, IL 62568.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book at

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