Oct. 4, 1926 Union Union County South Carolina, USA
Oct. 29, 2012 Union Union County South Carolina, USA
Frances (Cooper) Austin, age 86, widow of David Woodrow "Woody" Austin, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.
Mrs. Austin was born in Union, October 4, 1926, a daughter of the late Walter Ervin Cooper and Lois (Tucker) Cooper.
Retired from Wallace Thomson Hospital as nurse's assistant after 25 years of services, she was a member of Hillside Baptist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Joyce Vaughan of NC, Glynnette Scott and husband Ricky and Sherree Malpass and husband Danny Ray, all of Buffalo; five sisters, Mable Benton, Melinda Benfield, Margie Caldwell and Betty Richards, all of North Carolina, and Martha Winchester of Union; 9 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Austin was predeceased by a daughter, Frances Elliott; three sisters, Virginia Cooper, Louise Williams and Juanita Inman; and two brothers, Walter Cooper and Johnny Cooper.
Funeral services were held 3:00 PM Thursday, November 1, 2012 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Dewayne Rueter. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Joe Vaughan, Tyson Vaughan, Derek Scott, Hunter Jordan, Blake Jordan, Geramie Lewis, Jake Lewis, Cole Rector and Corey Malpass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials could be made to Hillside Baptist Church, Building Fund, 102 Ingle Ave., Union, SC 29379.
S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from October 31 to November 1, 2012