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Gladys Odetta Self Austin
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1916
Statesville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 2012
Spartanburg
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

Gladys Odetta (Self) Austin, 95, of Moore, SC, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born November 30, 1916, in Statesville, NC, she was the widow of Samuel Grady Austin and daughter of the late Raymond Aaron Self and Nora (Summers) Self. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Austin was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and its Golden Age Club. She was employed by the Department of Agriculture-Soil Conservation Service for 35 years in Spartanburg, SC, Fort Worth, TX, and Washington DC.

After retirement, she traveled extensively and volunteered for multiple organizations including Spartanburg Regional Hospital, Converse College, R. D. Anderson Vocational Center, and RSVP-Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Surviving are her daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Gene Brock of Moore, SC, and Betty and Jim Martin of Raleigh, NC; 12 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Theodore Gary Austin.

Services were private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials could be made to Mobile Meals Service, PO Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304.

Floyd's North Church Street Chapel
 
 
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 Parents:
  R A Self (1890 - 1964)
  Nora Summers Self (1886 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Grady Austin (1889 - 1953)
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Spartanburg
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Patricia
Record added: Oct 25, 2012
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