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Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Audra Lynne (Vittetoe)Leake, age 46, of Mexico, passed away at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.
Visitation was held on Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
A service was held on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Vandalia Cemetery.
Officiating was Pastor Jed Angell.
Interment was in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jake Hendrix, Joshua Hendrix, Scott Heaston, Ryan Colbert, Wilber Young, and Jimmy Young. Honorary pallbearer was Bill Young.
Audra Lynne (Vittetoe) Leake was born on February 27, 1968 in Mexico, Missouri, the daughter of John Lorde and Betty Jean (Stotler) Vittetoe.
She married James Louis Leake in Greers Ferry, Arkansas on June 27, 1988; he preceded her in death on November 2, 2003.
She grew up in the Louisiana and Vandalia area. She was a 1987 graduate of Van-Far High School and a Catholic by faith.
For several years she had worked at Mitch Merch and several nursing homes in the St. Louis area. Audra enjoyed playing cards and collecting family photos.
Survivors include one daughter, Gina M. Leake of Centralia, Missouri; special friend, Duane Ainsworth of Mexico; three brothers, William “Bill” Hendrix of Mexico; John Vittetoe and Archie Vittetoe both of St. Louis; two sisters: Linda Fleming of Davenport, Iowa and Eugenia “Sissy” Reed of New London; also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents; and grandparents.
Memorials are encouraged to donor’s choice.