BRUCE – Cloise Mitchell Austin, 92, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. She was born May 24, 1921, in Calhoun County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.
Services will be at 5 p.m. today, June 22, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Bro. Darrell Logan and Bro. Danny Kelly will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery at Bruce. Parker Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Austin Hughes (Scottie) of Bruce; one sister, Clela Mae Smith of Myrtle; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Issac Duet Austin, on July 30, 1996; sons, Delaine Austin and Jimmy Austin; her parents, Henry Tutor Mirchell and Glada Dickey Mitchell; sisters, Charlene Haney, Kathleen Vance, Corrine Brown, Christine Blount, Clyde Bray, Clara Dell Wright and Clersie Wright; and brothers, Charlie Mitchell, Clarence Mitchell, Clint Mitchell and Clarion Mitchell.
Pallbearers will be L.C. Austin, David Austin, Donald Austin, Larry Austin, Glenn Brown and Jeff Hughes.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.