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Wanda C. Austin, 77, of Forney, TX, went to be with the Lord on May 31, 2015. Wanda was born on May 19, 1938 to Robert Bass and Suzie Bogard in Edgewood Texas. Wanda was a hard worker and always active, wanting something to do. She spent time in her yard, tending to her flower beds and gardening. She loved attending and serving her church. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Alba before moving to Forney. While living in Forney she became a member of the First Baptist Church in Kaufman and her Sunday school class became an important part of her life. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Those who have preceded her are husband Larry Austin; parents Robert and Suzie; her brothers Robert Edward Bass, Horace Weldon Bass and Wiley Brunson; son Gary Michael Reece. Those left to cherish her memory are daughter Catherine Tull; grandchildren Joshua W. Tull and wife Kristin, Angela LeBrun, Gary Michael Reece, II and wife Sue, James K. Tull and wife Rachael, Anthony G. Reece and wife Jessica and Dalton Reece and wife Madison; great-grandchildren Jacob Tull, Emily Tull, Rilyn Sturrock, Madison Tull, Maddox Sturrock, Zachary Tull, Breyden Tull and Bryton Reece; siblings Riley Brunson and wife Virginia and Elizabeth Osteen and husband Ray and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins who will miss her dearly.