Mrs. Virginia Morris Austin, age 66 passed away at her home on Friday morning. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, May 16, 2010 in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home with Rev. Adrian Knipper and Rev. Jerry Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, May 15, 2010 from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home. Mrs. Austin was preceded in death by her parents: Woodrow & Ruby Mae Byrd Elrod and a son: Jerry Benton "Ben" Morris. She is survived by her husband: Billy Austin, Whiteville, TN; Two sons: Ricky Morris (Kriste), Brownsville, TN and Billy E. Austin (Beverly), Whiteville, TN; Two daughters: Regina Austin (Wayne), Whiteville, TN and Adonna Mothershead (Steve), Jackson, TN; Three brothers: Donald, Jimmy, and Wilson Elrod all of Whiteville, TN; Four sisters: Annie F. Wyatt and Carolyn Elrod Kiser, Colorado Springs, CO, Betty Kelly, Brownsville, TN and Brenda Gatlin, Memphis, TN; Eleven Grandchildren and Five Great - Grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the American Heart Association, 2170 Business Center Suite 1, Memphis, TN 38134 or the American Cancer Society, Att. Sharolett Osteen, c/o Insouth Bank, P.O. Box 879, Brownsville, TN 38012
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