Sammie Carolyn Austin age 77 of Whitwell passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Recie Austin, Sr.; parents, Samuel & Myrtle Pickett; foster children, David Lemons, Chris Church; siblings, Melvin Pickett, Dorothy Austin, Shirley Pickett. Carolyn along with her husband owned and operated Austin Grocery for many years.
Those left to cherish her memories are her son, Recie (Heather) Austin, Jr; grandchildren, Recie (Ashley) Austin, III, Steven (Danielle) Austin, Taylor James; four great grandchildren, Blaike Austin, Teig Austin, Parker Austin, Isla Austin; foster child, DJ Lemons; siblings, Mildred Andrews, Carl Pickett, JC Pickett, Christine Landers, Gail Coffman, Sue Ross, Rita Lanham; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 2PM, Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Bryant Cemetery in Cartwright with Rev. Greg Pickett officiating.
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