|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1954|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 2008|
Geri Wilson Austin, 53, of Richmond Hill, GA, formerly of Athens died Thursday, March 27, 2008.
A native of Elbert County, Ms. Austin was the daughter of the late Hubert Eugene Wilson and Laura Jackson Wilson of Athens.
Ms. Austin was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a BS and Masters Degree in Education. She earned a Specialist Degree in Education from Nova Southeastern University and was working on a Doctorate Degree in Education, also from Nova Southeastern University. She was a Physical Education/Health Teacher at Lewis Fraser Middle School in Liberty County. She served 17 years in the Air force National Guard in units in Ohio, GA and FL.
In addition to her mother, Ms. Austin is survived by a son, Brandon N. Jones and his wife Lisa of Knoxville, TN; sister Cathi Wilson Nix and her husband, James of Hull; grandchildren, Alayna and Chase Jones and nephew and niece, Jeff and Laurie Beth Nix.
Funeral services will be held at 3PM Sunday, March 30th in the Bernstein Chapel with Dr. Stewart B. Simms Jr. and Rev. John Walker officiating. Entombent will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park with Full Military Honors. The family will receive friends from 6-8PM Saturday, March 29th at Bernstein Funeral Home and from 1:30-3:00 PM prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Jackson, Mike Jackson, Pat Jackson, Tim Jackson, Albert Vanhelden, and Jeff Nix.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Beech Haven Baptist Church, 2390 W. Broad St., Athens, GA 30606 or Odyssey Hospice, 575 Research Drive, Athens, GA 30605 or a charity of your choice.
Online tributes for Ms. Austin may be made at www.mem.com. Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com
Evergreen Memorial Park
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64008113
You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!|
Added: Jul. 6, 2012