Submitted by Jan J. Barnes
Death of Mrs. Cynthia Austin
Mrs. Cynthia Austin, who was taken to Nashville for an operation last Friday at the St. Thomas Hospital, died two hours after the operation. Interment at Halltown last Saturday. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J. Lewis. She is survived by her husband, Rev. G. H. Austin, and one daughter, Mrs. Edgar Harris.
At the time of her death she was 69 years of age. She was the last survivor of the J. B. McGlothlin family of twelve children. She was a very active member of the General Baptist church during her life. A large number of friends followed her remains to the cemetery.
Newspaper obituary found in the scrapbook belonging
to Lela Smart Johnson. The Sumner County Cemetery Book by Snider and
Yorgason lists the following tombstone information:
Cynthia Austin 4 Dec 1858 - 16 Feb 1928
Rev. G. H. Austin 30 Apr 1859 - 2 Dec 1938