Obituary and Service Information for Mildred Gennette Austin
|Austin, Mildred Gennette|
Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028
Date: Friday, December 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Sandy Baptist Cemetery
In lieu of flowers send memorials to: Radiant Life Church, 11533 Gamel Cemetery Rd, Festus, MO 63028
Mildred Gennette Austin, 76, of Hillsboro died December 19, 2018 at Cori Manor Nursing Home in Fenton. Mildred had been a Switch Adjuster at Emerson Electric. She was known for making knit covered decorative clothes hangers, enjoyed watching gospel programs, reading her Bible, bird watching (particularly) hummingbirds, watching butterflies, giving to children's charities, cross stitching and doing cryptogram puzzles. Born April 28, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mamie (Meyers) Trout.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, James Harvey Austin of Hillsboro; sons, James (Chris Sproull) Austin of Festus, Raymond (Kathy) Austin of Herculaneum, Jamie (Joy) Austin of DeSoto; daughter, Sondra Austin of Hillsboro; brother, William Trout of Highland, IL; sisters, Linda Hardin of Fairview, TN, Brenda Davis of Fredericktown, Carolyn Thorn of Makanda, IL; 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Wiley Trout and Vernon "Ray" Trout, sisters, Imogene Mayberry, Erma Lee Trout and Mavis Wilson.