|Barbara Eloise Pyle Austin |
(October 25, 1921 - December 30, 2009)
Barbara Eloise (Pyle) Austin, 88 died Wed., Dec. 30, 2009, in Parsons.
She was born Oct. 25, 1921, on the family farm northwest of Emporia, KS, to Lester and Mattie (Loomis) Pyle.
Barbara Pyle married Kirk Austin in Emporia on Mar. 16, 1941, after nearly 66 years he died Jan. 2007.
Barbara is survived by 3 children: T.J. Austin and wife Sharon of Oklahoma City; Virginia Constance of Lawrence; and Nancy Swanwick and husband Daryl of Fort Scott. Grandchildren are: Jeremy Austin and wife Monica of Martinez, Georgia; Shelley Spurlock and husband Danny, Christie Austin, and Tadd Austin, all of Oklahoma City; Sam Constance of Kansas City, MO; Colin Constance of Lawrence; Matthew Swanwick and wife Carissa of Lenexa; and Daniel Swanwick and wife Catherine of Vienna, VA. Great-grandchildren are: Zach and Tony Austin; Molly and Tommy Spurlock; Tatum and Elliott Swanwick; and Benjamin Swanwick.
In addition to her husband, parents and siblings, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Austin and Carolyn's daughter, Laura Brigman.
Burial will be in the family plot at Memorial Lawn/Maplewood Cemetery in Emporia, KS.
See entire obit at www.forbeshoffman.com ~`~