AUSTIN, Weta Moore, 84, of Blackstone, Va., formerly of Kinston, N.C., passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Col. Maynard A. Austin Sr.; a son, Maynard A. Austin Jr. (Lisa) of Purcellville; a daughter, Ann A. Farrar (Glenn) of Yorktown; four grandchildren, Maynard A. Austin III, Mason M. Austin, Tiffany A. Farrar, and Adam M. Farrar; and a great-granddaughter, Brynlie Austin. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, at the Joseph McMillian Funeral Home, 1826 Cox Rd. (Bus.Hwy. 460) near Blackstone. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 12715 Acorn Dr., Petersburg, Va. 23805. Graveside funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. on Tuesday following the church funeral in Lakeview Cemetery, in Blackstone. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to The Masonic Home for Children, 600 College St., Oxford, N.C. 27565 or to the Oak Grove Methodist Church, Building Fund. www.mcmillianfuneralhome.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.