Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


June 18, 2012

Audrey A. Arnett

CROSSVILLE — Feb. 13, 1931 — June 12, 2012

Audrey Ann Arnett, 81, of Crossville, passed away June 12, 2012, at Cumberland Medical Center.

She was born Feb. 13, 1931, in Cleveland, OH, the daughter of the late Fredrick Joseph and Ann (Braun) Barbeck.

Stan and Audrey met at school in the fifth grade in Cleveland, OH. They would have celebrated 62 years of marriage in August. Audrey lived most of her life in Cleveland and Mentor, OH. Audrey appreciated the peacefulness and kindness of Crossville for the past ten years. She especially enjoyed  the comforting qualities of their little dog, Daisy, and watching the birds, deer and wild turkeys in the backyard. Audrey also enjoyed the beautiful music of the choirs at Central Baptist Church, St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Orchard Hills Church in Mars, PA, and the Cumberland County Community Band.

"And He will raise you up on eagle's wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of His hand." (Psalm 91)

Survivors include her husband, Stanley Willard Arnett of Crossville; daughter, Susan Schmich (Bill) of Crossville; son, Ronald Arnett (Janet) of Mentor, OH; daughter, Lori Thee (Daniel) of Mars, PA; grandchildren, Lori (and Justin) Singleton, Jennifer (and Matthew) McLaughlin, Kristen (and Walter) Shanks, Michael (and Misty) Arnett, Amy Arnett, Bryan Thee, Holden Thee, Jackie (and Orlando) Camargo, Jeanna (and David) Redlin and Jenise Fogarty; and great-grandchildren, Collin Shanks, Kyan Shanks, Owen McLaughlin, Adelaide McLaughlin, Lily Arnett, Lacey Arnett, Diego Camargo, Mateo Camargo, Rachael Fogarty, Alex Fogarty and Patrick Fogarty.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Fredrick, Ronald and Richard Barbeck; and sister, Joan Kolesar; and grandson, Will Schmich.

Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. ( was in charge of the arrangements.

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