DEATH IN NORTH CHARLOTTE. ----- Mrs. M. E. Austin Passes Away--Funeral This Afternoon and Interment at Elmwood--An Estimable Christian Woman.
Mrs. M. E. Austin, wife of H. L. Austin, died in North Charlotte yesterday at 3:30 p. m. She was in her fifty-sixth year and the mother of eight children, seven of whom are now living. Mrs. Austin was a Watkins before marriage and was raised in Union county. She was baptized into the fellowship of Hopewell Baptist church in Union county 35 years ago, and was one of the charter members of North Charlotte Baptist church. She was a most estimable lady, a kind and good neighbor, and leaves a great many friends.
The funeral service will be conducted at the North Charlotte Baptist church at 3 p. m. today. The interment will take place in Elmwood cemetery following. The pastor, Rev. S. F. Conrad, will be aided by Rev. L. R. Pruett and J. C. Gillespie.