|Death: ||Jun. 18, 1947|
Soloman Austin, 85, Dies Today At Home Here
Soloman Austin, 85, died at his home at 303 North Benton Road, at 4 am today. He had been in failing health for the past three months.
A pioneer resident of White County, Austin came to West Frankfort two years ago to be near his son, Lymon Austin of this city, who survives. The aged man was a retired farmer.
In addition to his son, he is survived by his wife Louise, and four grandchildren. He was a member of the Baptist church of Ewing and held a membership in the Modern Woodmen of America lodge.
The body is lying in state at the family home, from where services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Rev. C.W. Maulding of Mt. Vernon will officiate. Burial will be in the Big Prairie cemetery near Carmi.
[June 18, 1947 Benton newspaper]
Hettie Austin (1865 - 1912)*
Big Prairie Cemetery
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