|Birth: ||Oct. 9, 1921|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 2005|
Bernice Ray "Sue" Austin
JONESBORO -- Bernice Ray "Sue" Austin, 84, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 25, at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
Born at Sardis, Tenn., he moved to Paragould in 1954 and then to Jonesboro in 1968. He was an Army veteran of World War II, where he served in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe, and the Ardennes Campaigns. He was awarded five Bronze Stars for the campaigns. He was a retired automobile mechanic and worked many years for Abernathy Motor Company in Jonesboro. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Pauline Austin of the home; a daughter, Annette Austin of Jonesboro; three sons, Bobby Austin, Jerry Austin and Jeffrey Austin, all of Paragould; two grandchildren, Sherry Paczosa and Brian Austin, both of Paragould; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dovie Austin; a sister; and a brother.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Tony Hogue officiating. Burial will follow in Nettleton Cemetery with Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Melton, Bruce Moore, David Price, Bennie Branch, Jerry Austin and Jeffrey Austin.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
--Jonesboro Sun (Oct/28/2005)
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Record added: Jul 18, 2011
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