Audrey Campo Ourso

September 16, 1927January 11, 2021

Audrey Rita Campo Ourso, age 93, went to be with our Lord Monday January 11, 2021 at 6:40 pm in Nashville, TN surrounded by her family.

Audrey was born on September 16, 1927 in Plattenville, LA to the late Clay Joseph Campo and Julia Templet Campo. Her younger sister, Nancy Laura, died in infancy. She graduated from Sophie Wright High School in New Orleans, LA. After high school she went to Soule Business College then went to work for Woodward Wright in New Orleans until she started her family.

Beloved wife of the late Corbett Louis Ourso Sr. Loving mother of Deborah (James) Usry, Priscilla (Larry, deceased) Voss, Nancy (Steve) Parsons, and Corbett (Kay) Ourso, Jr.

She is survived by 9 grandchildren: Reagan Brock, Kristin (Jim) McAnelly, Alyson (Jesse) Grifka, Jonathan Usry, Elise Ourso, Corbett (Mary) Ourso, III, and Clayton Ourso, Andy (Teri) Voss, and Zachary (Michelle) Voss, as well as 15 great-grandchildren and one on the way.

Audrey dedicated her life to her family as a wife, mother, homemaker and caretaker for elderly family members. She will be remembered for establishing many family traditions and for making every milestone in her family’s lives special. She had the gift of hospitality. She will be greatly missed by those who were blessed to know her.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd. Metairie, LA. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. with a Mass to begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA. Donations in her honor can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Donor Services online at

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John Freeman

January 27, 2021

Hi, this is John (Claude) Freeman, who lived across from "Miss Audrey" for many years. I remember her always being so incredibly welcoming in her home. I remember her new squishy kitchen flooring she got which made the freezer hard to open. I remember Corbett Jr. teasing me relentlessly and even beating me in a running race, while he ran backwards. (I was much littler than him!). I remember being in "love" with Nancy, many years older than me, and being ring bearer in her wedding. I remember Mr. Ourso's missing finger, a subject of endless fascination, and him always being so nice. I remember the older girls doing glamorous, adult things with dresses and boys in cars. Wonderful neighbors. I dug up some old photos. Contact me at I may have more!

Beverly Katz

January 23, 2021

My deepest sympathy and warmest thoughts for all the family. May Audrey Ourso's memory be comforting.

Beverly Katz

Mike Draper

January 21, 2021

Condolences and Prayers of comfort to all of the family of Mrs. Ourso.
May the Lord be with you as you move thru this trying time.