|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1943|
|Death: ||Jan. 18, 2011|
Jim Ed Austin
BAXTER -- Funeral services for James (Jim Ed) Austin Jr., 67, of Baxter, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, from the Baxter Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today, Thursday, July 20, and after 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Austin died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, in Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 15, 1943, in Putnam County to the late James Edward and Wilma Sewell Austin.
Mr. Austin was a 1961 graduate of Upperman High School in Baxter, and graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a degree in agronomy.
He served in the National Guard for 10 years. Mr. Austin was co-owner of and salesman with W.T. Sewell Wholesale Co. in Baxter for 36 years. He was a member of Baxter First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Austin was a member and past president of the Baxter Civitan Club, a member of N.W.T.F. and B.A.S.S. He loved hunting and fishing and spending time with family and friends, especially the grandchildren.
His family includes his wife of 41 years, Janice Bush Austin of Baxter (whom he married Oct. 11, 1969); a daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Alan Asberry of Baxter; a son and daughter-in-law, Cris and Stacey Austin of Baxter; a brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Donna Austin of Baxter; and four grandchildren, Hope and Cade Austin and Jayla and Tyce Cobb.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Austin.
Pallbearers will be Bill Flynn, Earl Flynn, Darryl Maddux, Danny Bush, Cris Austin, Alan Asberry, Larry Brown and Thomas Austin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Austin, Bill Jones and Tony Stout.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Baxter First United Methodist Church by contacting the funeral home.
Rev. J.T. Bennett will officiate at the services.
You may share your thoughts and memories at www.hhhfunerals.com.
James Ed Austin (1918 - 1992)
Wilma Sewell Austin (1922 - 1995)
James Ed Austin (1943 - 2011)
Dale Turner Austin (1947 - 1996)*
Odd Fellows Cemetery
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