Elaine Durkins Austin, 68, a native and resident of Houma, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Beacon Light Baptist Church. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, with burial in Southdown Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Leroy Austin Sr.; sons, Leroy Jr., Michael Joseph and Shaun Lee Austin; daughters, Tatia Carter, and Anissa, Susan, Bernita and Kathy Austin; brothers, Anthony, Stanley and Noel Durkins; sisters, Zeovie Redmond and Laura Jones; 33 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Carrie Johnson Durkins and Alexander Durkins Sr.; sons, Harold Dwayne and Harry Matthews Jr.; brothers, Hayward, Willie and Alexander Durkins Jr.; and sister, Dianne Durkins Scoby.
Community Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Community Funeral Home of Houma INC - Houma
230 S. Hollywood Road P.O. Box 2668
Houma, LA 70360
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2013