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Hugh Sherman Austin
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1882
Death: Mar. 19, 1962

BIOGRAPHY: Hugh Sherman Austin was the son of Hiram Robinson Austin and Annie Elizabeth Simril. He is the grandson of Solomon Austin & Mary Susan Robinson and Daniel Simril & Rachel Hunter.

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Printed in the Times Post, Houston, Mississippi dated March 22 1962

H S Austin, 79, Buried Here

Hugh Sherman Austin, 79, a retired Houston mail carrier who served in that capacity for 22 years, died at his home here at 2:13 am, Monday.

Funeral services were conducted from the Memorial Funeral Home Tuesday at 2 pm, with the Rev. Robert Hollingsworth, and the Rev. Charles Lambert officiating. Interment was in the Houston Cemetery with Memorial Funeral Home in charge.

Pallbearers were: Oddie Austin of Memphis, Frank Austin and Rush Austin, both of Blytheville, Ark., Jamie Austin, and Milas Gann, all of Houston.

Mr. Austin was born Sept. 10, 1882. He was the son of Hirman Austin and Annie E Sumrill Austin. He was a member of the Arbor Grove Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Addie Bee Austin; six sons, William H Austin of Pine Bluff, Ark., O L Austin of Memphis, James and Robert Austin of Ellisville, Miss., Sherman Austin of Whittier, Calif., and Thomas Austin of Houston; five daughters, Miss Lucille Austin of Memphis, Mrs. O P Armour, Jr., of Houlka, Mrs. Louie Word and Mrs. Sherman May both of Memphis, and Mrs. Bates Triplett of Brooksville, Miss.; two brothers, Hamp Austin of Blytheville, Ark., and Albert Austin of Little Rock, Ark.; and a sister, Mrs. Amanda Gann of Houston. Twelve grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive.

Out of two guests for Austin funeral were:
Mr. and Mrs. Hamp Austin, Blytheville, Ark.; Mrs. Woodrow Hardy, Blytheville, Ark.; Mrs. Ruby Gene Honeycutt, Blytheville, Ark.; Jimmy Honeycutt, Blytheville, Ark.; Rush Austin, Blytheville, Ark.; Frank Austin, Blytheville, Ark.; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Alford, Memphis, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. W B Triplett, Memphis, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. Wade Russell, Memphis, Tenn.; Mrs. Snipes, Memphis, Tenn.; Mr. Chester Boring, Greenwood, Miss.; Mrs. Harold Flowers, Greenwood, Miss.; Dr. Tom Boring, Greenwood, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. Gleen Peugh, Jackson, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert May, Memphis, Tenn.; Prof. Charles E Lawrence, State College, Miss.; Dr. Robert F Todd, State College, Miss.; Mr. Reuben Triplett, State College, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. T W Norman, Aberdeen, Miss.; Mrs. W E Millender, Aberdeen. Miss.

*** Many thanks to Barbara Wiley Hamby (#46991563) for her work on sending obits.

Family links: 
  Hiram Robinson Austin (1854 - 1927)
  Annie Elizabeth Simrell Austin (1854 - 1909)
  Mary Addie Bea Boring Austin (1885 - 1985)*
  William Hiram Austin (1903 - 1993)*
  Mary Clytee Austin Triplett (1905 - 2000)*
  Olen Leonard Austin (1907 - 1978)*
  Margaret Lucille Austin Childs (1910 - 2001)*
  Lena Carolyn Austin Armour (1912 - 1990)*
  Sherman Hugh Austin (1914 - 1976)*
  Thomas Upton Sisson Austin (1916 - 2001)*
  James Augustus Austin (1918 - 1987)*
  Nannie Kate Austin Word (1920 - 2009)*
  Elizabeth Addie Austin May (1922 - ____)*
  Robert Isaac Austin (1925 - 2007)*
  Ruth Ovie Austin Davis (1873 - 1960)*
  Dovie Lou Austin Vanlandingham (1876 - 1934)*
  Solomon Eli Austin (1878 - 1956)*
  Hugh Sherman Austin (1882 - 1962)
  Amanda Sue Austin Gann (1885 - 1965)*
  John English Austin (1888 - 1910)*
  Oscar Ernest Austin (1891 - 1919)*
  William Albert Austin (1893 - 1971)*
  Phea Hampton Austin (1896 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
A U S T I N (on back)

Hugh S. Austin
Sept. 10, 1882
Mar. 19, 1962
Houston Cemetery
Chickasaw County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Lanie
Originally Created by: FamilyResearcher
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44714435
Hugh Sherman Austin
Added by: Barbara Wiley Hamby
Hugh Sherman Austin
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- Lanie
 Added: Feb. 17, 2017

- Janet Austin Duplessis
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- Shelley Boring
 Added: Sep. 7, 2012
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