Ruth Velma <I>Shinn</I> Austin

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Ruth Velma Shinn Austin

  • Birth 28 Aug 1911 Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 8 Jul 2001 Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 62165149

Ruth was the daughter of Jesse Lee and Nancy Elizabeth (Garrison) Shinn, and the spouse of Walter Edge Austin.

James R. S. Austin

Credits: Ballards' & Boyds' "Cemeteries of Pope County, Arkansas" 1996.

Ruth Velma Austin, age 89, a resident of Russellville, AR, died Sunday, July 8, 2001 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center at Russellville, AR. She was born on August 28, 1911 at Russellville, AR, to Jess and Nancy Elizabeth (Garrison) Shinn. She was a member of West Side Church of Christ.

Survivors include four grandchildren and their spouses, Steven and Karen Austin of Russellville, Debora and Tommy Shaver of Van Buren, Jackie and Keith Austin-Hill of Carbonado, Melinda Wohaska of Russellville; 8 great grandchildren; a brother, Leo Shinn of Russellville.

Funeral service will be 10 A.M. Thursday, July 12, 2001 at the Humphrey Chapel officiated by Dan Lightfoot. Burial will be at the Booher at Russellville, AR under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be 6-8 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Obituary provided by Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville

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  • Maintained by: Marilyn Morris
  • Originally Created by: Mike Casey
  • Added: 26 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62165149
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