Charlotte June Austin, 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Horizon Bay Assisted Living facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
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She was born in Nashville to John "Jack" Brown Tedder and Agnes Roberts Tedder. She was a resident of Jensen Beach, Fla., for seven years, coming from Elgin, Texas.
Before retiring, she worked as a bookkeeper for Atlantic Research Corp. in Alexandria, Va. She loved to travel and lived in Spain, India and South Vietnam while her husband worked for the State Department. She enjoyed genealogy and researching her family's history.
She is survived by her son, John Tedder Austin, Dayton, Va.; daughter, Charlotte Austin Jackson and husband Jim, Jensen Beach; grandchildren, Robin Lee Austin, Jessica Kathryn Jackson and David Austin Jackson; and great-granddaughter, Penelope June Prince.
She is predeceased by her husband of 56 years, William Dyer Austin; and her sisters, Ona Eugenia "Genie" Shepherd and Billie Rae Henson.
A private family graveside service will be in Tennessee at a later date. Aycock Funeral Home, Jensen Beach, is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made in her honor to Treasure Coast Hospice, 5090 Dunn Road, Fort Pierce, Fla. 34981.
An online guest book is available at www.aycockjensenbeach.com.
Published in Roane County News on Oct. 18, 2013