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Lizzie Austin dies

Funeral services for Lizzie Austin, 87, were held November 9 at the Free Pentecostal Church. Burial was in the Powell Valley Cemetery in Norton, Va.

She died November 5.

She was the mother of the late Giles Austin Jr. and Lee Marvin Austin, a grandmother of the late Tony Lee Austin, Elmer Lee Austin, and Franklin Austin II, and a great-grandmother of the late Colin Hamilton.

Surviving are her husband, Giles Austin; three sons, Franklin Austin and wife Edna, Elmer Austin and wife Liz, and George Austin and wife A.G.; five daughters, Lena Cooper and husband Mike, Mary Tackett and husband Leonard, Nora Mae Dotson and husband Ted, Lorine Lucas and husband John, and Della Bentley and husband Larry; a sister, Myra Steele; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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