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Amos Howard Austin

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Graveside services for Amos Howard Austin, age 81, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at South Liberty Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Pogue officiating.

There will be no formal visitation.

Honorary pallbearer will be Christopher Austin Vaughan, Logan Michael Vaughan, Zachary Ryan Vaughan and Jim Horton.

Mr. Austin passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his residence.

Mr. Austin was born on Feb. 6, 1933, in Harrisburg, Ark., the son of Lincoln and Mattie (Lowe) Austin.

He married Peggy Cook on July 11, 1953, in Jonesboro, Ark. She preceded him in death.

Mr. Austin was an executive with Wright Brand Packing where he retired. He was a member of New Beginnings Fellowship Church.

Mr. Austin is survived by his daughter, Vickie Vaughan and husband, Mike, of Sulphur Springs; grandsons Christopher Austin Vaughan and wife, Rochelle, of Shreveport, La., Logan Michael Vaughan and wife, Whitney, of Sulphur Springs and Zachary Ryan Vaughan and wife, Taylor, of Little Rock, Ark.; great-grandchildren Madeline Vaughan, Patton Vaughan, Mireya Vaughan, Kiley Vaughan and Aven Vaughan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Omer Austin; and sister Gladys DeBoard.

Memorials may be made to Fruitful Harvest Ministry at New Beginnings Fellowship Church, 155 N. Jackson Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas  75482.

Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. 

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