Weta M. Austin

Weta Moore Austin, 84, of Blackstone, 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 from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Joseph McMillian Funeral Home, 1826 Cox Road, Bus. Hwy. 460, near Blackstone.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 12715 Acorn Drive, Petersburg. 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, NC 27565 or to the Oak Grove Methodist Church, Building Fund. www.mcmillianfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Joseph B. McMillian Funeral Home - Blackstone
1826 Cox Road, Business Hwy. 460 P.O. Box 130 Blackstone, VA 23824

Published in The Progress-Index on May 12, 2013