Audra B. Metz, 90, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013 in Medina. Audra was born March 2, 1923 in Gilmer County, West Virginia to the late Holly B. and Myrtle (Nichols) Batten.
She retired from Smuckers Pickle Plant. Audra enjoyed quilting, gardening, reading and baking. She worked in the Aircraft Factory in Akron during WWII on C47 Transports.
Audra was the loving mother of David (Diann) Metz and Rita Metz; devoted grandmother of Andrea (Scott) Anderson, Sheryl (Tony) Rini, Brenda (Joey) Wolniewicz, Krystin Metz, and Eric (Jessica) Rupnow; dear great grandmother of Jane, Alex and Dominic Rini, Jillian Rupnow, and Audrey and KarlieWolniewicz; loving sister of Loyal Batten, Lloyd Virgil (Margie) Batten, Gerald Batten and Mildred Mayne.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Metz, to whom she was married 47 years.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 1 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from Noon until the 1 P.M. Service. Inurnment will follow at Friendsville Cemetery in Westfield Twp.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome