Audrey Jean Little Ling
Audrey Jean Little Ling
  • September 7, 1924 - January 26, 2018
  • North Carolina

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Mrs. Audrey Jean Little Ling, 93, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Wellspring Retirement Community in Greensboro.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Wellspring Retirement Community, 4100 Wellspring Dr., in Greensboro, with Rev. Cecil Donahue officiating. The family will receive friends following the memorial service.
Audrey was born in Portland, Oregon on September 7, 1924. She was a very creative person who found lifelong expression in homemaking, fashion, modeling, sewing, and interior decorating. Affectionately known to many as "Mother Precious" or "Toot", she loved to entertain and maintained beautiful welcoming homes throughout her lifetime in San Antonio, Texas, Dallas, Texas, Martinsville, Virginia, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition to her volunteer work as a hospital "Pink Lady", she enjoyed careers in modeling, interior design, and retail furniture sales. On April 4, 1942, she married the love of her life, Roland Hobson Ling, in San Antonio, Texas and enjoyed a beautiful life together for 65 years, before his passing in 2007. Audrey was preceded in death by her mother, Modelle Dupre, two sons, Larry Randolph Ling and James Roland Ling.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Patsy Houston (Bill) of Grass Valley, California, Lizbeth Sater (Hyman) of Danville, Virginia, Annette Gordon of Greensboro, North Carolina, Melody Barker (Phil) of Greensboro, North Carolina, and Baron Ling (Karen) of Clearwater, Florida; a brother, Edgar Dupre (Marlena) of San Antonio, Texas; a sister, Joyce Finger (Dave) of Boerne, Texas; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 1 great great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the excellent caring staff of Wellspring on all levels of care.
In lieu of flowers, friends may honor Mrs. Ling's memory with a gift to The Wellspring Employment Appreciation Fund, 4100 Wellspring Dr., Greensboro, NC, 27410, or to the charity of one's choice.
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