Gracie Austin

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Gracie Austin, 88, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare.

Ms. Austin was a native of Woodbury, and daughter of the late Thomas and Molly Elizabeth Reed Helton. She was retired from Faber Castell Corporation after 45 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Rachael Burton and Mary Olene Reed.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda Carol Austin King of Lewisburg; two sisters, Ruby Massey of Shelbyville and Billie Hamilton of Mooresville; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted by Ms. Austin's nephew, Phillip Hamilton, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Lone Oak Cemetery.

The family will be at London Funeral Home Wednesday from 9 until 10:30 a.m. for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.