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 Ella M <I>Barber</I> Austin

Ella M Barber Austin

Birth
Roscoe, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 Dec 2008 (aged 80)
Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Burial Shirland, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 51897364 · View Source
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Ella M. Austin, 80, of Shirland died at 9:12 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, in her own home surrounded by family. Born May 28, 1928, in Roscoe, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James and Mae (Mueller) Barber. Lived for 47 years in Shirland, coming from Rockford. Married Leo G. Austin Sr. on Dec. 18, 1948, in Rockford. She was employed as an operator by Illinois Bell/AT&T for 44 years. Attended the United Methodist Church. Member of the Pioneers Club. Graduated from Hononegah High School Class of 1946. Survivors include son, Leo Guy (Kris) Austin Jr. of Winterhaven, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Linda Austin of Janesville, Wis.; daughter, Emily (Dennis) Hutson of Durand; sons, David (Chrissy) Austin of Davis, Brian (Carolyn) Austin of Rockford, Bruce Austin of Shirland, Carl (Carol) Austin of Roscoe and Mark (Tina) Austin of Shirland; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Cipriani of Barstol, Calif., Ida Hinton of Leaf River, Nancy (Jim) Bigham of Rochelle and Judy (John) of Kissimmee, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents; husband; son, James; and brother, James Barber Jr. Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, in McCorkle Funeral Home, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd., with the Rev. Roland Harkleroad, pastor of Shirland United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial in Shirland Township Cemetery. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m Tuesday, Dec. 16. Memorials to Shirland United Methodist Church. Visit mccorklefuneralhome.com to send online condolences.


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  • Created by: Angie Robinson
  • Added: 2 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51897364
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ella M Barber Austin (28 May 1928–13 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51897364, citing Shirland Cemetery, Shirland, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Angie Robinson (contributor 47179377) .