|Birth: ||Jun. 28, 1937|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2007|
Edgar Austin, 69, of Springfield died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007. He was born June 28, 1937, in Lexington, Miss., the son of Henry King and Rosie Jones Austin Sr. He married Shirley Frye in 1958 in Merigold, Miss. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Austin.
Mr. Austin retired in 1991 as a coalminer for Peabody Coal Mine. He was a member of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors: wife, Shirley; four daughters, Ethel (husband, Edward) McGrone and Beulah Austin, both of Springfield, Flora Austin and Joyce (husband, Terry) Person, both of Memphis, Tenn.; son, Edgar Lee (wife, Marion) Austin of Springfield; two sisters, Afra (husband, Charles) Stout of Springfield and Lucille Horton of Durant, Miss.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Services: Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Dr. Charles Tiner officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery.
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) - February 18, 2007
Shirley Mae Frye Austin (1938 - 2009)
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Plot: Block 40B
Created by: BjJ
Record added: Apr 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67790225
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