Sunday, August 18, 2013

Lamb, Audree L. 1937-2013 Morris NY Obituary

Audree Lillian Lamb

Audree Lillian Lamb, lifelong resident of Morris, passed away August 3, 2013 at Fox Memorial Nursing Home in Oneonta. Born October 6, 1937 to Lillian Mable (Pickens) and Fred DeWitt Lamb, she was 75.

A graduate of Morris Central School, Audree worked as early as age 12 at the Village Library and served as Librarian from in recent years. A favorite part of her library tenure was spending time with young children and teen volunteers. In addition to her library work, she was also employed at times as a secretary and housekeeper and also tended children for several local families.

Family, friends, and library patrons knew Audree as an outstanding cook. She made the “world’s best” deviled eggs, potato salad and beef dishes.

Audree is survived by three sisters: Marjorie Wild and Sheila Twaits of Morris and Ethel Goodspeed of Garratsville. Two brothers, Douglas and Donald Lamb of Pittsburg, predeceased her, as did brothers-in-law Harry Wild, Frank Twaits, and Roland Goodspeed. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Sharon and Susan (Hootie) Emerson of Oneonta, and their brothers Mark and Ralph, members of Audree’s extended family, spent many days in her care and occupied a special place in her heart.

Audree’s family is appreciative of the excellent care she received from A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital and Fox Nursing Home. Many people provided help and support during Audree’s six-month illness, in particular her sister Sheila, Beth and Wayne Benjamin, and Bonnie Tracy.

A memorial service honoring Audree’s life is scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Johnston Funeral Home, Morris, NY. Luncheon will follow in the social rooms of the Morris Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at

The family requests that memorial donations be submitted to the Village Library, POB 126, Morris, NY 13808 or the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation in Audree’s name. Arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.

Obituary published on Johnston Funeral Home website in Morris NY.

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