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John D. Austin

April 3, 1942 ~ November 13, 2019 (age 77)


Sylvania, GA – John Dorsey Austin, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, East Georgia Regional Hospital in Statesboro, GA.  He was born in Screven County to the Beasley & Hattie Mae Lee Austin.  He was an Evangelist and a carpenter. He was a member of the Pentecostal Apostolic Church.

Survivors: Wife: Margie A. Fowler Austin of Sylvania; Daughter and Son-In-Law: Melanie Louise & Bill Wilson of Sylvania; Sons and Daughter-In-Law: Rex Allen & Anna Austin and John Tracy Austin, all of Sylvania; Sisters and Brother-In-Law: Heiden A. Myers of Sylvania and Geraldine & Exley Weaver of Newington, GA; Brothers and Sisters-In-Law: Elbert & Shelia Austin of Savannah, GA, Gene & Darleen Austin and Gerald & Mickey Austin, all of Newington, GA; 10 Grandchildren; 6 Great-Grandchildren,  Several Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM until 8:00 P.M at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randall Moye officiating.  Burial following at Newington City Cemetery in Newington, GA.

Pallbearers:  Mitchall Austin, Phillip Austin, Joshua Austin, Bill Wilson, Greg Austin and John Austin.

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

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November 15, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thompson - Strickland - Waters Funeral Home
107 Singleton Avenue
Sylvania, GA 30467

Funeral Service
November 16, 2019

2:00 PM
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel
107 Singleton Ave.
Sylvania, GA 30467

Burial Following At
November 16, 2019

2:40 PM
Newington City Cemetery
405 Lucas Street
Newington, GA 30446

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