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James Woodrow Austin
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1916
White Fern
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1984
Huntingdon
Carroll County
Tennessee, USA

Services for Woodrow Austin, 68, were today at Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Estep officiating. Burial was in Henderson County's Maple Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Austin, a retired employee of the city street department, died Thursday morning at Baptist Hospital of Huntingdon after a two-month illness.

He was born in Henderson County's White Fern Community, son of the late Robert B. and Minnie Acox Austin, and was a veteran of World War II.

Mr. Austin had spent most of his life in the White Fern area, had lived the past few years in Jackson and was married to the former Lellon Ray Johnson, who died in 1979. He was a Baptist.

Surviving are two brothers, Finley Austin of Jackson and Luther Austin of Eagletown, Okla.; and two sisters, Mrs. Juanita Johnson of McKenzie and Mrs. Ida Byrd of Jackson.

Pallbearers will be Billy Joe Thomas, Oneal Thomas, Neal Johnson, Jim Austin, James Johnson and John Holt.



Published in the Jackson Sun, Jackson, TN., Friday, 14 December 1984
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Beal Austin (1878 - 1936)
  Minnie Ollie Austin (1890 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Lellon Ray Johnson Austin (1907 - 1979)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary J Redding (1907 - 1969)*
  Luther Herbert Austin (1911 - 1986)*
  Sarah Ida Byrd (1913 - 1985)*
  James Woodrow Austin (1916 - 1984)
  Vera Hattie Austin Shults (1917 - 1940)*
  Finley Lee Austin (1920 - 2005)*
  Lula J. Johnson (1925 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Springs Cemetery
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: dgsmith
Record added: Apr 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50684261
James Woodrow Austin
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