of Lepanto, AR
January 14, 1930 - July 9, 2021
Evelyn "Peggy" Austin, 91, of Lepanto, AR passed away July 9, 2021. She was born January 14, 1930 in Union County MS, to Virgel Thomas and Nanie Mae Wigington Rakestraw. She was a factory worker, a former member of Luxora First Baptist Church and Dyess Central Baptist Church. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed flowers of all types. She is survived by her sons: Billy D. (Leticia) Austin, Charles Maxey (Debbie) Austin and James (Pam) Austin; her daughters: Sheila Tricarico, Ronnie G. Driskill and Peggy Delores (Gary) Permenter; Twenty-Two grandchildren; Thirty-Six great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and with Two on the way. She is preceded in death by her husband: Billy C. Austin her parents; sons: Craig Austin and John Austin; one grandson Chad Austin; sister: Keron Tate; brothers: Jack Rakestraw and Bill Rakestraw.
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So sorry for your loss. My thought and prayers go out to the Austin family.
I’m so sorry to hear about your loss of your mom. I remember her from working in Luxora post office. You and your family are in my prayers.
Peggy Ronnie and family. We are so sorry. We have great memories from our years at First Baptist Church! Your Mom was a super lady!! Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss May the sweet memories of her give the family comfort My deepest sympathy Jeanie
She was a lady that was always happy & had a smile- that’s how I knew her.❤️
We are SO SORRY. She was a lovely lady.
We are so sorry. She was a lovely lady.