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Edna Earle Montague Austin

August 17, 1937 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Edna Earle Montague Austin Obituary

Edna Earle Montague Austin, 86, died peacefully Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Rex Hospital.  She was born in Wake County on August 17, 1937, the daughter of the late Thaxton B. Montague and Elizabeth Watkins Montague.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gene William Austin.

 She was a lifelong resident of Raleigh, NC and a graduate of Broughton High School and Kings Business College.  She was employed by the State of North Carolina for over 25 years with Crime and Public Safety.  She loved her family and friends and Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

A graveside funeral service will be held 10:00 am Friday, February 9, 2024, at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, with Reverend Andrea Rock officiating.

Edna is survived by her great nieces, Tracy Newton, Elizabeth Lorraine Blaylock; her closest friends, Susan Shearin, Mary Ellen McDonald, Martha Lewis and Tommy & Suzanne Austin.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 301 E. Whitaker Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27608

Arrangements by Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road., Wake Forest, NC.(919-556-7400)


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Graveside Service
February 9, 2024

10:00 AM
Montlawn Memorial Park
2911 S Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603


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