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Susie Pridgen Austin

Virginia, USA
Death 16 Apr 2007 (aged 79)
Virginia, USA
Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 25714239 · View Source
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Chesapeake - Susie P. Austin, 79, of the 3000 block of Sir Meliot Drive, departed this life to be with the Lord on Monday, April 16, 2007. She was born on July 30, 1927 in Norfolk County to the late Ernest and Mattie Pridgen. She was predeceased by her husband, James L. Austin, Sr.

Mrs. Austin accepted Christ as her Savior and became a member of Celestial Baptist Church, Portsmouth. She later became a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church where she served as a member of the Senior Choir and President of the Willing Workers Club for over twenty years.

Mrs. Austin worked as a beautician.

She was also a member of the United Order of Tents, Eastern Star Chapter **, D.A.V. Auxiliary # ***, and numerous charitable and political organizations.

Mrs. Austin was a kind, loyal, and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who sought diligently to make her home a refuge and comfort for those who needed her.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2007 from 12 noon until 5 pm at the funeral home. The life celebration service will be 11am on Friday, April 20 at Ebenezer Baptist Church located at 728 Effingham Street in Portsmouth with Pastor Leroy Hill officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will assemble at the residence at 10:00 am. The family has entrusted J. T. Fisher Funeral Services to handle the final care arrangements.

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  • Created by: Joyce Vaughan
  • Added: 3 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25714239
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Susie Pridgen Austin (30 Jul 1927–16 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25714239, citing Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Vaughan (contributor 46610630) .