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Audrea Stroud

Published: Friday, May 2, 2014 2:26 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, May 2, 2014 5:03 p.m. CDT

MALDEN — Audrea Anabelle Stroud, 74, of Malden passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Liberty Village of Princeton.

She was born June 13, 1939, in Carrollton, Mo., to Harold McCumber and Lu Wolmack. She graduated from Carrollton High School in Carrollton, Mo., then graduated from beauty school in 1977. She was a valued employee at Wal-Mart in Princeton for over 20 years before retiring.

Anabelle was a bowling participant and enthusiast most of her life at the state and national level. She was an active member at the senior center as well. Hobbies and loves included sewing anything, spending time with grandchildren and collecting frogs. She also never missed a country performance at the county fair. She canned, made homemade jellies, and loved bingo and the casino.

She is survived by two sons, Keith Stroud of Princeton and Randell (Christine) Stroud of Malden; two brothers, Bill (Viola) McCumber of Bogard, Mo., and Terry McCumber of Carrollton, Mo.; one sister, Patty Bates of Norborne, Mo.; three granddaughters; two grandsons; and three great-grandsons.

She was preceded by her parents, Harold McCumber and Lu (Wolmack) McCumber; her husband, Jerry H. Stroud; one sister, Carol Ritzinger; and an infant brother.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Thurman Funeral Home in Norborne, Mo., with visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 5, at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton. A short prayer service with Pastor Brian Moore will follow.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Arrangements are through the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton. Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.

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