Helen Joan “Buddy” <I>Baker</I> Austin

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Helen Joan “Buddy” Baker Austin

  • Birth 24 Dec 1928 USA
  • Death 28 Aug 2011 Virginia, USA
  • Burial Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 75697022

Helen "Buddy" Joan Baker Austin, 82, of Roanoke, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Austin; parents, Nelson and Mary Baker; and her brother, Joe Baker. Buddy was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed nature, especially her favorite cardinals. Surviving are her sons, Tim Austin, of Roanoke, Joe Austin and wife, Heather, of Daleville, and Adam C. Austin, of Roanoke; grandchildren, Jake and Abby Austin; sister, Elinor B. Lucas; and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend their thanks to the staff of South Roanoke Nursing Home for their care and concern over the past weeks. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made in Buddy's memory to the SPCA or the Humane Society. A Graveside Service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with the Rev. David Rochford officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at Oakey's North Chapel. Oakey's North Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Roanoke Times from August 30 to August 31, 2011


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  • Created by: Randy Shepherd
  • Added: 29 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75697022
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Joan “Buddy” Baker Austin (24 Dec 1928–28 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75697022, citing Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Randy Shepherd (contributor 46593105) .