The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

October 30, 2013

Eliza Austin, 90, of Marshville, passed away Oct. 26, 2013


Tuesday, October 29, 2013 — Eliza Ann Austin, 90 years of age, of Marshville, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Austin was born April 7, 1923, in Union County to the late William Marcus Austin and the late Sarah Elizabeth Austin.

She was also preceded in death by husband, Fulton Lee Roy Austin in 1998; brothers, Henderson, Lumus and Wayne Austin; son, Stephen Austin; and stepgranddaughter, Wendy Woodell.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at 2 p.m., with a 30 minute state prior to the service, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 7002 Pleasant Hill Church Road, Marshville, officiated by Rev. John Miller and Rev. Jeff Whitecotton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. At other times, the family will meet at her home.

Survivors include daughters, Marilee (Glenn) Love and Maureen (Tommy) Harvell, both of Locust; son, Ivan (Sybil) Austin of Marshville; grandchildren, Doug (Renee) Love of Stanfield, Rodney (Lesley) Love of Oakboro, Sandra Leung of Charlotte and Becky Austin of Rockingham; great-grandchildren, Adam Love, Curt Love, Matt (Tiffany) Ferrell, Landon Ferrell, Megan Rick, Jordan Sikes and Jamie Woodell; and great-great-grandchildren, Chloe Bry-ant, Cheyanne Drye and Hallie Glasgow.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Union County, 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 28110.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Austin family.

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