|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1928|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2008|
Rose Austin, 79, McLeansboro, passed away at 3:48 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2008, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She was born in McLeansboro on July 29, 1928, a daughter of Freddie and Grace (Williams) Hicks. She married Edward "Short" Austin on June 12, 1948, in McLeansboro, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1994. She was a veterinary assistant at Lakeside Veterinary Clinic, McLeansboro.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Harre Funeral Home in McLeans-boro with the Rev. Ken Cook officiating. Interment will follow at I.O.O. F. Cemetery in McLeansboro.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Rose is survived by four daughters, Andrea Miller of McLeansboro, Susan Cooper and husband Tad of DuQuoin, Virginia "Bobbin" Lasater and husband Kenny of Mc-Leansboro and Rebecca Wilson and husband Phil of Bandon, Ore.; five grandchildren, Megan Miller of New Orleans, La., Mark Miller of McLeansboro, Emily Cooper of Sarasota, Fla., Christopher Cooper of DuQuoin and Michael Lasater of Mc-Leansboro; four great-grandchildren, Tyler, Christine, An-drew and Lesley; one brother, Freddie Hicks and wife Lucille of Mesa, Ariz.; and two sisters, Jewell Little of Larkspur, Colo., and Elizabeth Shelton of Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one grandson and one sister.
Rose was a graduate of MTHS class of 1948 and a member of First General Baptist Church in McLeansboro.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Brian Lasater Scholarship Fund and will be accepted at Harre Funeral Home, which is in charge of all arrangements
Edward L. Austin (1920 - 1994)*
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Kyle
Record added: Mar 11, 2008
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