Marion Eliazabeth Paisley Auman of Asheboro passed away on September 4th surrounded by her family at Clapps Convalescent Nursing home after a short illness.

Mrs. Auman was born January 11, 1920, in Asheboro. She spent much of her early adult life in Asheboro and became a member of West Bend United Methodist Church. Her family moved to Indiana in 1964 where she had a career in retail and was an active member of Cambridge City First United Methodist Church. In 1986 Mrs. Auman and her husband returned to Asheboro to retire. She continued her membership at West Bend UMC, as a member of the United Methodist Women and the Fellowship Sunday School class.

Mrs. Auman was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Martin C. Auman Jr., and by her son, Randy Auman of Fuquay Varina, NC, as well as 5 sisters and 3 brothers. She is survived by Randy’s wife Betty Auman of Fuquay Varina, NC; by a son Jim Auman (Susie) of Richmond, IN; and two daughters, Betsy Prosser (Ray) of Waxhaw, NC; and Jean Auman (Lysle Hollenbeck) of Southport, NC. She also leaves 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will at 11:30 on September 11th, at West Bend UMC, 1124 Albemarle Rd., Asheboro, NC. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Kari Howard will be officiating the service. The family will receive friends and family at the church before the service from 10:30-11:30.

Memorials may be made to West Bend United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1845, Asheboro, NC, 27204.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro, NC is serving the family.  Remembrances and online condolences may be made at