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Gladys Austin

Sunday, September 4, 2005

Gladys W. Austin, 81, of Scott City died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born March 10, 1924, in Rumsey, Ky., daughter of Robert "Carl" Woosley and Callie Bee McElwain. She and Willard E. Austin were married Sept. 24, 1943, in Breman, Ky. He died March 4, 1998.

Survivors include five daughters; Marcia Abney of Calhoun, Ky., Dora Austin of Hardinsburg, Ky., Connie Coomes of Aurora, Ill., Yolonna Davis of Pekin, Ill., Karen Holloway of Scott City; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Randy Morse officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery in Scott City.