Jody Marie Autrey was born February 19, 1961 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the daughter of Jerry H. and Kathleen H. (Swartz) Simonson. Following her education, she became an employee of McKesson Drug Company where she held many jobs during her 35 years of employment.
Jody had a smile that would light up a room and a laugh that would brighten your day! She was a treasure to her family and friends.
Jody leaves behind her husband, Thomas Autrey; her children, Christina, Melissa, Chad, Nicole, and Kelli; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Donnesha, Patty, Junior, Mikayla, Ilianna, Jacob, Hollie, Kenlee, Haylee, Logan, Anabelle, Camden, and Brooklyn; mother, Kathleen Simonson, sister, Debbie Baxter; and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Stephanie Williams; father, Jerry Simonson; brother, Jeffrey Simonson; and her grandparents, Leonard and Beatrice Swartz and Harold and Ruby Simonson.
Jody died on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at her home in Stillwater, surrounded by her family. She had just celebrated her 60th birthday.
A Prayer Service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:00 am at Sandberg Funeral Home. Visitation will follow the prayer service from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm at Sandberg Funeral Home, 2593 - 7th Avenue E., North Saint Paul, Minnesota.