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George Gillock Austin, 89, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
The Monroe County native was the son of the late John Gillock Austin and Mae Downing Austin. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Brown Austin; and two brothers, R.H. Austin and Lester Clements Austin.
Mr. Austin was a farmer and was active in the Glasgow Senior Center. In earlier years, he attended Indian Creek Baptist Church at Flippin but more recently had attended Dover Baptist Church at Mount Hermon. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War.
Survivors include a son, Alan Austin (Christy), of Glasgow; a daughter, Angela Mairs-Dahl (Mathew Dahl), of Soldotna, Alaska; five grandchildren: Stephen Mairs (Michelle), Ryan Mairs (Morgan), Zachary Austin (Brandy), Taylor Austin (Morgan) and Sydney Taylor (Kyle); three great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Mairs, Eliana Ramsey and Aurie Austin; one brother, Joe Austin (Becky), of Glasgow; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Austin, of Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Neal Cemetery at Flippin. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning until services.
Published on January 8, 2018
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