Funeral service for Franklin Austin, Jr., 83, will be Monday, July 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel with the Rev. Donnie Blackmon officiating. Burial will be in Tallasahatchie Cemetery in Alpine. Mr. Austin died Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was preceded in death by his sister, Edna Smith, and brothers, Jack Austin and Howard Austin. He is survived by daughters, Lisa Letcher and husband, Raymond, and Laura Harris, all of Sylacauga; sister, Dorothy Austin, of Georgia; four grandchildren, Amber Cook, Benji Cook, Josh Harris and wife, Meghan, and Bo Harris; six great-grandchildren, Cody Cook, Mandy Jefferson, Noah Jefferson, Ayden Harris, Jarrett Harris and Creed Harris. Visitation will be Sunday July 13, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Benji Cook Josh Harris, Bo Harris, Cody Cook, Glenn Harris and Shane Hagan. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com.
Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.