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Audrey Beatrice Cosby Ellis
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1924
Washington
Daviess County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 2003
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Audrey's mother used to tell Audrey that she named her Audrey Beatrice Cosby so her initials would be ABC. Audrey resembled her mother most and also the Morgan side of the family. Her favorite toy growing up were paper dolls which she often called 'Peggy". She named one of her daughters "Peggy". Her favorite music was 'jitterbug'.

Audrey and Bill met in 1942 at the Soda Shop in Washington, IN. Bill had always had a draw to serve in the military and defend his country. During World War II, it was a very difficult time for Audrey when Bill's family was notified he was "missing-in-action" and then later discovered to be a Prisoner of War. He was the head of the Tank division in the U.S. army under General Patton and was captured by the Germans in Tunisia in February 15, 1943. He was taken to a prison camp in Stalag III-B, in Germany in Feb. 1944. He was able to write home to Audrey.
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 Parents:
  Henry Elmer Cosby (1897 - 1976)
  Bertha Awanda Morgan Cosby (1906 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  William Eugene Ellis (1921 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Vicki Lynette Ellis Garber*
 
 Siblings:
  Audrey Beatrice Cosby Ellis (1924 - 2003)
  Ernest Morgan Cosby (1926 - 1997)*
  Elmer Overton Cosby (1928 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
TOGETHER FOREVER
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Section 18C Site 37
 
Maintained by: AZ Susi
Originally Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
Record added: Mar 05, 2003
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- Maudie Gardner
 Added: Feb. 6, 2016
You are a great grandmother!
- AZ Susi
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- Alberta Daniels Withrow
 Added: Mar. 5, 2003
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