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Cynthia Austin, 1928

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

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