|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1941|
|Death: ||Dec. 30, 2011|
Funeral service for Mrs. Shirley Faye Austin, 70, of Nacogdoches, Texas will be held on Monday, January 2, 2012, at 10:00 AM at Laird Funeral Home with Bro. Norris Dudley officiating. Burial will follow at Martinsville Cemetery.
Mrs. Austin was born on January 14, 1941, in Salem, Louisiana to the late L.C. and Loraine Agnus Upshaw Caskey. She passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Friday, December 30, 2011, in Nacogdoches.
Shirley grew up in Hodge, Louisiana. She attended Jonesboro-Hodge High School. She married the love of her life, Thomas W. Austin on February 9, 1957. She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. Shirley liked to listen to country music, site seeing, going to the mountains of Arkansas and visiting her grandchildren. She was a longstanding member of Stallings Drive Baptist Church and liked to sing specials at church alongside her grandchildren.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Thomas W. Austin of Nacogdoches; son, Thomas Wayne Austin, Jr. and wife, Cheryl of Ft. Worth; son, Enos Austin and wife, Teresa of Nacogdoches; a daughter, Martha Faye Thacker and husband, James of Pearland; one brother, Edward Caskey and wife, Ann of Bossier City, Louisiana; five grandchildren, Thomas Lee Rogers and wife, Traci of Carthage, Amanda Faye Mosley of Joaquin, Jason Robert Austin of Nacogdoches, Christopher Enos Austin of Nacogdoches and Briana Lynn Thacker of Pearland; two great-grandchildren; as well as other extended family and great friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, L.C. and Loraine Caskey.
Pallbearers will be Adam Renfro, Bro. L.C. Frederick, Chris Jones, Aaron Jones, Kenny Branton and Henry Denton.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 1, 2012, from 6 until 8 pm at Laird Funeral Home.
Martinsville Baptist Cemetery
Created by: Ray&Peggy Holbrooks Pace
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
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