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 Orphia Davis <I>Midgett</I> Austin

Orphia Davis Midgett Austin

Death 27 Sep 1945 (aged 56)
Manteo, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Manteo, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 6288382 · View Source
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MRS. HOMER AUSTIN DIES AT HER HOME IN MANTEO - Mrs. Orpha Midgett Austin, 56, wife of Homer Austin of Manteo, died at her home Thursday afternoon [Sept. 27, 1945]. She had been in poor health for some time but became critically ill last Sunday.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Austin was a member of Manteo Rebekah Lodge and the Rebekah funeral ceremony will be used. She was also a member of Mount Olivet Methodist Church in Manteo.

She was the daughter of the late Sallie Ann and George L. Midgett of Manteo.

Surviving are her husband; two sons: Homer Austin, Jr., USN, and Willie Austin of Little Creek, VA; five daughters: Mrs. Ralph Jones, Mrs. Sybil Dowdy and Miss Hilda Austin of Manteo, Mrs. Paul Derrickson of Elizabeth City and Mrs. R.H. Gray, Jr. of Wanchese; 8 grandchildren; and four brothers: Hatton Midgett, Orlando Midgett, Loran Midgett of Manteo and George L. Midgett of Nags Head.
Dare County Times, Manteo, NC, Friday, 28 Sep 1945



Gravesite Details Dau of Salley Ann Hooper Midgett and George Leff Midgett; wife of Homer Tredwell Austin




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