Donald Austin

Tuesday, July 23, 2002

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Donald Raymond Austin, 61, of Staunton, Ill., died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton.

He was born March 14, 1941, at Vanduser, Mo., son of Freeman Walter and Wilma Delores Brown Austin. He and Brenda White were married Nov. 14, 1985, in St. Louis.

Austin was a truck driver more than 40 years with Interstate Distributor Co. of Tacoma, Wash.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Donald Austin of Florida, Raymond and Scott Austin of Glen Carbon, Ill.; his mother of Sikeston; a stepdaughter, Tamara Tetloff of Troy, Ill.; a stepson, William Privette of Nashville, Tenn.; a brother, David Austin of St. Charles, Mo.; two sisters, Audrey Faulkner of Pacific, Mo., Patti Agee of Benton, Mo.; and five grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Garden of Memories in Sikeston.

Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton is in charge of arrangements.