The Athens Review
Services for Lawanda Jean Austin, 81, of Richardson, Texas, are scheduled for 11:00 am Friday March 7, 2014 at Eubank Funeral Chapel with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.
Burial will be in Haven of Memories, Canton, Texas.
She passed away March 5, 2014 in Athens, TX.
Mrs. Austin was born May 28, 1932 in Collinsville, TX, to Jodie Elliott and Grace Ione Allen Meador.
Lawanda was born and raised on a farm in Collinsville, Tx. and graduated valedictorian at Tioga High School. She loved playing High School Basketball while helping to raise her three younger sisters. She met her husband of 6l years at a company softball game. Lawanda loved to travel the world including Paris, London and Rome. She enjoyed visiting museums and learning history. She was a great seamstress making dresses, barbie clothes, dally crosswords, fashion and dressing up.
Surviving are Daughter, Marsha Leigh & Forrest, Jr. Inmon of Dallas, TX, Daughter, Debra Sue & David Emola of Athens, TX, Daughter, Lorri Jean & David Werner of Kaufman, TX, Granddaughter, Leigh Anne & Skip Carter, Granddaughter, Kellie Beth Sanders, Granddaughter, Jenna & Mick Mosley, Grandson, Adam Werner, Granddaughter, Samantha Werner, 5 Great Grandsons, Austin Inmon, Brett Invine, Clinton Wall, Collin Mosley, Cason Boone, Sister, Margie Mullins, Sister, Billie McHenry.
Lawanda was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Henry Lee Austin,.Brother, Joseph Lee Meador, Sister, Mary Mooty, Sister, Mable Hodges, Brother, Emmett Meador, Brother, Elmer Meador, Brother, James Meador, Sister, Pansy Davis.
Family will receive friends Friday 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Visit www.eubankfh.com to sign the online guestbook.