Barbara Austin (11-15-18) service 11-17-18
Barbara Austin, 78, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
She was born in Savannah, the daughter of the late Arvie and Mary Fox Benson. She was united in marriage to Floyd Jr. Austin, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Austin had been a cook and waitress at restaurants and cafes, and had also worked at Brown Shoe Company.
She is survived by her children, Richard Allen Hutton and Shirley Lagail Mace, both of Savannah; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and brothers, Otha Ray Benson and Buford Lane Benson, both of Savannah.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson; brothers, Kermit Benson, Billy Benson and Carlton Benson; and sisters, Arvella Morris, Helen Williams, Robbie Smith, Phyllis Warren, Dottie Warren, and a set of twins.
Services were held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Walnut Grove Church of Christ in Savannah with Jimmy McGee and David Highland officiating. Burial followed in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Savannah.