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 Conley Fay Austin

Conley Fay Austin

Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA
Death 31 May 1989 (aged 71)
Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 8072164 · View Source
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In loving memory of a wonderful father-in-law:

Mr. Conley Fay Austin, a lifelong resident of Blytheville, died Wednesday, May 31, 1989, at the Mississippi County Hospital at the age of 71.

A retired minister and businessman, he was a member of the Gospal Lighthouse Church, a veteran of World War II, and a member of the American Legion.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Virginia Lee (McCormick) Austin; two sons, James Lafayette (J.L.) Austin and Dr. Nathaniel Fay (Nathan) Austin; one sister, Mrs. Seminole Gordon; and six grandchildren, James Nathan Austin, Michael Lee Austin, Jennifer Lynn Austin, Allison Nicole Austin, Keely Rochelle Austin, Natalie Alyssa Austin; and three great-grandchildren, Jessica Nicole Austin, Ryan Evan Austin and Aaron Michael Austin.

Funeral services were held Friday, June 2, at 1:30 p.m., at the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Ron Mosler officiated and burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Stephen Lafayette Austin and Cora Myrtle (Keith) Austin; an infant son, Edward Lee Austin; and an infant great-grandson, Christopher Stephen Austin.

One of 10 children, he and only 3 others reached adulthood; 2 brothers, Donnie Dale "Pat" Austin and William Larkin (Bill) Austin and one sister, Seminole Avon (Austin) Gordon.

Fay and Virginia Lee "Pete" McCormick were on April 20, 1940, in Blytheville, Arkansas.

Fay was one of the nicest, kindest men you could ever meet. He would lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He had a beautiful singing voice. He loved his family and church and is missed greatly by all who knew him.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 8072164
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Conley Fay Austin (23 Jan 1918–31 May 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8072164, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Mary Jo (contributor 46904966) .