Barbara Anne Austin
by Kim Swindell Wood | April 3, 2017 2:28 pm
Barbara Anne Austin, 83, passed away April 3, 2017, at her daughter’s home, in Smithville.
Mrs. Austin was born March 1, 1934, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Charles Anderson and Mary Greene Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elanze Austin Jr.; son, Elanze Austin III; and daughter, Mariann Spivey.
Survivors include her sons, Billie Austin, Richard Austin, both of Sparta; daughters, June Jennings and Richard, of Smithville, Peggy Austin, of Crossville, Teresa Austin, of Sparta; sisters, Mary Delores Boone, of Greenfield, Betty Roberts, of Oregon; brother, Michael Miller, of Louisiana; 17 grandchildren, Stacey Austin, William Austin, Kathleen Austin, Barbara Lynn Austin, Alana Austin, Sharree Austin, Corey Austin, Tyler Austin, Michael Spivey, Christy Presley, Patrick Spivey, Sammy Spivey Jr., Jennifer Womack, Becky Phifer, Kaitlin Jennings, Miranda Imes, Adam Austin; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., April 6, 2017, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Smith Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Ralph Regan will officiate. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., April 5, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Billie Austin, Russell Boone, Teresa Austin, Shawn Austin, Richard Austin, Joseph, Adam Austin and Daniel Imes.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.