Nell Austin, age 84 passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of the Brownsville Funeral Home. Burial to follow in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. A visitation for the Austin family will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Brownsville Funeral Home from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Mr. O. B. Austin; her parents: Charlie and Donnie Petty Taylor; one son: Thomas Earl (Tommy) Austin; four brothers; six sisters; and one grandson: Timothy Scott Tinsley.
She is survived by three sons: Kim Allen Austin (Tina) of Bells, TN; Jessie Lee Austin (Norma) of Bells, TN; Billy Roe Austin (Charlotte Forsythe) of Jackson, TN; four daughters: Reba Nell Austin of Bells, TN, Shelia Kay Austin of Bells, TN, Betty Sue Norris (Ben) of Bells, TN; Janet Fay Tinsley of Bells, TN; seventeen grandchildren; twenty seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews