Sally Austin

  • "Such a sweet lady, she will be missed. Thinking of you and..."
    - Jeremy & Debbra Whilden
  • "My heart goes out to you. I am praying you will experience..."
    - Shari Volgenau
  • "My dear Aunt Sally, I will miss you always but you will..."
    - Susan Burgin-Banner
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, so sorry."
    - Roger and Donna Jordan
  • "Our family is so sorry to hear of your mom's passing.. I..."
    - Sheila Medlin

Sally Kate Burgin Austin LINCOLNTON - Sally Kate Burgin Austin, 81, of Lincolnton, NC, passed away on November 28, 2013. She peacefully left this life for her eternal home with her Savior surrounded by her loving family. She was married to the love of her life, Bill for 61 years. She was the daughter of the late Robert H. Burgin and Rachel H. Burgin. She is survived by her husband, William "Bill" Austin, Sr. of Charlotte; son, William "Billy" Austin, Jr. and wife Chasity of Belmont; daughter, Rebecca "Becky" Kate Austin of Charlotte; sister, Judy Morris of Signal Mt., TN; grandson, Alexander "Alex" Charles Austin; a host of nieces and nephews; and a sea of extended family and friends. With her friendly manner and infectious laughter, she welcomed everyone and made strangers feel like family. She was everybody's "Aunt Sally." She was the storyteller of family history and the heart of the family cementing everyone together. Visitation will be Monday, December 2, 2013, from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM at Forest Lawn West Funeral Home, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208, with a graveside service to follow at 2:30 at Forest Lawn West Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to A Brighter Day Ministries at or the Humane Society of Charlotte in memory of Sally Austin. Condolences can be made at

Published in Charlotte Observer from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2013
Sally Kate Austin
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