Audrey Maxine English

August 12, 1924March 3, 2018

Audrey Maxine (Pleake) English, 93, 0f Greencastle, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018, with her family by her side.

Audrey was born August 12, 1924 in Crown Center, IN, the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Wilhite) Pleake. She was the fifth child born into the family and had nine siblings.

She married John W. English Sr. and they shared a good life together for 60 years, losing her husband on March 29, 2009. They raised and are survived by their four great children, John W. English II and companion, Barbara Hendricks, Debbie L. Nail & husband, Eddie, Barbara Stanifer & husband, Ron, and Bruce A. English & wife, Yong; a brother, Daniel Pleake Jr.: seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and three great great grandsons.

Family, friends, and faith were their joy and love.

As per Audrey’s request, no services have been selected. Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

The family wishes to thank all the caregivers and staff at Asbury Towers for their loving care of our Mother. Memorial contributions may be made in Audrey’s memory to the activity department at Asbury Towers 102 W. Poplar St. Greencastle, IN 46135.

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Cindy Gray

March 6, 2018

What a wonderful great aunt! I always loved spending time with her. She was one of the most positive, happy people I have ever known. I always remember her sending me birthday cards. She never forgot my day. I love you Aunt Maxine and I will forever miss your laugh and your smile. Heaven received a beautiful angel. ❤️😊

March 6, 2018

Anyone who knew my Mother would know what a blessing she was to me. She was always there and never judgmental. Her and Daddy's motto was "Just food for thought." Sometimes you used their "WORDS" of wisdom; other times you danced to your own tune. Their words where always wise. Thank God I had them both for the time I did. I was blessed beyond measure! For all those who shared their love and kindness for my Mommy; I thank you. Sincerely, Barbara Stanifer