Audrey Jean Scanlon O’Neal

Published 11:28 am Monday, November 16, 2015

Audrey Jean Scanlon O’Neal, 88, died on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at her home Mocksville.

She was a native of New Haven, Conn., born Sept. 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Everett Scanlon and the late Gladys Buchner Scanlon. She was the widow of the late Robert V. O’Neal to whom she was married for 65 years. She was primarily a homemaker (but did not like housework). When in Connecticut, she worked for Sears and also for Ten Pin Bowl, where she coached junior league bowling, touching many young lives. In Mocksville, she worked at the Serendipity Shop until it closed. She was a bingo player. If you came calling on Thursday, you would not find her at home she was off to the VFW in Clemmons with her bingo friends.

Survivors: a son, Steve R. O’Neal and wife Karen of Crewe, Va.; a daughter, Roberta Lee O’Neal Marshall of Virginia Beach, Va.; 2 grandchildren, Kimberly O’Neal and David O’Neal (Mandy); and 2 great-grandchildren, Corey Scott and Lexis Shelton.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Everett Scanlon; and a sister, Muriel Cowen.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 at Davie Funeral Service Chapel. A celebration of life service was conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel officiated by Steve O’Neal. Burial followed in the Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative Care of Davie, 377 Hospital St., Suite 103, Mocksville.