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Audrey Jean Kirby


Monday, April 6, 2015 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Farber Baptist Church.


Monday, April 6, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Farber Baptist Church.
Officiating: Rev. Jerry Ostrom
Music: Sterling and Karen Holbrook
Interment: Interment of her cremains will take place at a later date.

Audrey Jean (Hardenburg) Kirby passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at her home in Farber. She grew up in the Flint, Michigan area and was a 1955 Dye High School graduate. Audrey worked on the assembly line of the A/C Sparkplug factory in Flint for about six years. She then worked as a waitress at Gregories Restaurant in Flint for six years until her marriage. Audrey then became a full-time homemaker raising four children. She was a Baptist by faith and active with the local Disabled American Veterans group as well as being a Girl Scout leader. Audrey also enjoyed several hobbies, including playing bingo, cooking, playing cards and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Born: March 19, 1937 in Lapeer, Michigan the daughter of Lewis M. and Lyla Ruth (Leathers) Hardenburg.


Survivors include: one son, Bob and wife, Deborah Burnett of Grand Blanc, Michigan; two daughters: Kimberly Cooper of Flint, Michigan and Marlene K. Lynn of Farber; three brothers: Lewis and wife, Dorothy Hardenburg of Swartz Creek, Michigan; Neal Hardenburg of Flint, Michigan; Elwood and wife, Jeanne Hardenburg of Montrose, Michigan; two sisters: Mavis Merrill of Flint, Michigan; Judith and husband, George Bowren of Holly, Michigan; seven grandchildren: Shanna Kinnee, Tiffany Gaw, Brittany Skelton, Amanda Burnett, Misty Lynn, Danielle Burnett and Jenna Ireland; eight great-grandchildren: Jace Gaw, Haden Lynn, Bryleigh Gaw, Kaleigh Terry, Evan Kinnee, Melanie Skelton, Harleigh Skelton and Lucas Day.

Preceded in death by: parents; one son, Jim Hynes; three brothers: Keith Brackins, Willis Hardenburg and Curtis Hardenburg; one sister, June Slad.

Memorials are encouraged to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

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