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“I am so sorry for your loss lavern. i grew up around L C and could not ask for a better friend. prayers coming your way.vkuas ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: joyce dupree - orlando, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May God bless you with peace and comfort. David and Shana (Bowen) Wilbanks and family ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Shana Wilbanks - Kill Devil Hills, NC

“Laverne, Theresa, Tony, and Kevin, May God wrap you in comfort and have others share fond memories with you at this time of sadness. LC and all...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Sandra Lee Qualls Pearce - AR

“Thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Jacquelyn Howell - Monette, AR

“Tony, we are sorry to hear about you dad. Peace be with you and your family. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Larry & Sharon Emison - Jomesboro, AR

“Lavern, I am so sorry for your loss My prayers and thought are with you and your family. I loved LC alot. Wish i was there. Love You Guys. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Judy - Valencia, CA - Friend

“Tony we are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie and Sid Dickson - TrumaNn

“Laverne and family so sorry to read of the death of L.C. The first thing that cames to my mind was when Clyde and I came to Rowe's Chapel Baptist...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Brenda J. Morris - Friend

“Laverne and family I love you guys!! LC and you have always been there for me and my family. LC will be sorely missed!! But I rejoice in the fact...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Henrettia Lucas - Trumann,AR, AR

“Mrs. Laverne, I am so sorry for your loss. Many, many prayers are going up for you and your family. I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Katrina Groves

“Theresa, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please call me if you need anything. You and your family are in my prayers. Janet (Windmill Rice/...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Janet Lawhon - walnut ridge, AR

“Laverne , So sorry about LC passing. I have so many memories I could share about LC I wouldn't know where to start. He was a great friend and I will...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Perkey - Bridgman, MI

“Prayers for the family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Harold Thomas - Sherwood, AR

“Austin family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sadness. May God bless and comfort you and let all your happy memories...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Pam Mangrum - Monette, AR


Monette- L.C. Austin, 75, passed away August 23, 2012. He was born January 30, 1937 to the late, Shirel and Hazel Wiser Austin. He is also preceded in death by one grandchild, Chandler Austin and four brothers; Oneal, Bondail, Burneal and Elden Carl Austin. He was a farmer and he also retired from FMC Technologies in Jonesboro. He loved woodworking and restoring old cars. He was a member of Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church. He is remembered by family as a loving husband and father who worked diligently to provide for his family.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Laverne Gregory Austin of the home, two sons, Tony Austin and his wife Britt of Leachville, and Kevin Austin and his wife Angelia of Black Oak; daughter, Theresa Howarth of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Charlotte Hilliard- Simmons of Paragould, Brandi Hilliard of Jonesboro, Marshall Hilliard of Jonesboro, Chance Austin of Black Oak and Felisha Foster of Trumann; great grandchildren; Lacie, Kirsten and Rebecka; one brother, Jerry Austin of Leachville and five sisters, Pat Smith of Phoenix, AZ, Geraldine Tuck of Valdasta, GA, Melbadine French of Jonesboro, Helen Poe of Monette and Wanda Jean Lowrey of Valdesta, GA.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Saturday August 25, 2012 at the Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Mike Tabor officiating. Interment will follow in the Monette Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 until 8 at Gregg's funeral home.

Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Alford Gregory, Johnny Houchin, Jackie DeSpain, Dan Staggs, Larry Sanders and Phillip Van Winkle. Honorary pallbearers are; Mule Kirby, Horse Fly Kirby, P-Jinx Kirby, Little Kirby, Joe Perky, Wayne Perky, Joe Clue and Leon Lamb.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital

Personal condolences may be sent to the Austin family at www.greggfunerals.com.

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