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Mary Josephine Withrow Austin
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Birth: May 10, 1898
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1954
Fairfield
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

D/O Barn DeCalb Withrow & Minnie Myrtle Twadell.
W/O William Austin.

Mary Josephine Austin died at Fairfield Memorial Hospital after a lingering illness. She had been in & out of the hospital for several months. She was born in Berry Township, May 10, 1898, the daughter of Barn Withrow & Mary Twadell Withrow. She was married to William Austin June 8, 1918. She was a member of the Christian Church. For many years she had been a faithful correspondent of the Wayne County Record. Besides her husband, she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Minnie Withrow; four sons, Bill Jr., Eldon, Hobart, & Lee; two daughters, Edna Butler & Mary Jo Bruce; three brothers, Barney, Harry, Clede Withrow; three sisters Blanche McLean, Utha Cameron, & Charlteen Bullock; 11 grandchildren. The Christian Church was filled with friends, the front was banked with floral tributes & there was no standing room unoccupied at her services. Burial was in the Thomason Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Byron DeCalb Withrow (1863 - 1932)
  Minnie Myrtle Twadell Withrow (1866 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  William P. Austin (1891 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Eldon Ray Austin (1926 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Blanche Withrow McClain (1886 - 1967)*
  Harry Withrow (1887 - 1973)*
  Clede Withrow (1889 - 1969)*
  James Homer Withrow (1892 - 1940)*
  Alonzo Withrow (1893 - 1894)*
  Mary Josephine Withrow (1895 - 1895)*
  Infant Withrow (1896 - 1896)*
  Mary Josephine Withrow Austin (1898 - 1954)
  Utha Beulah Withrow Cameron (1901 - 1997)*
  Emily Withrow Ericson (1903 - 1971)*
  Barney Withrow (1906 - 1981)*
  Charlteen Withrow Bullock (1912 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Thomason Cemetery
Wayne City
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Roland R. Wilkinson
Record added: Dec 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6050033
Mary Josephine <i>Withrow</i> Austin
Added by: Stoney Williams
 
Mary Josephine <i>Withrow</i> Austin
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Added by: Bradley Hutson
 
 
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