Olen West Austin

Olen West Austin

Birth
Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
Death 4 Oct 1952 (aged 65)
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 54994661 · View Source
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He was the son of James Witeus and Sarah Ann (Bailey) Austin and the husband of Emeline Robinson.
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Funeral rites for Olen West Austin, 65, of Hatteras, who died Saturday [Oct. 4, 1952] in the Marine Hospital at Norfolk, were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Hatteras Methodist Church by the Rev. W.B. gregoy, pastor. Burial was in the Austin Cemetery.

Mr. Austin was a native and lifelong resident of Hatteras, son of Jim and Sally Bailey Austin and husband of Emerline Robinson Austin and a veteran of World War I and II.

He was a member of the Hatteras Methodist Church and of the Wanchese Masonic Lodge. He retired from the Coast Guard in 1944 as a chief boatswain after serving 27 years.

Surviving besides his mother and wife are two daughters: Mrs. Lelia Leonard of Bee Branch, Arkansas and Mrs. Belle O'Neal of Avon; one sister, Mrs. Louisa Peele of Hatteras; two brothers: Jack and James Austin of Hatteras; and five grandchildren.

The Coastland Times
Manteo, NC
Friday, October 10, 1952


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  • Maintained by: ANEWLEAF
  • Originally Created by: Scott Connor Barnard
  • Added: 15 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54994661
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olen West Austin (9 May 1887–4 Oct 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54994661, citing A. J. Stowe Cemetery, Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by ANEWLEAF (contributor 48379360) .