Betty C. Austin
June 5, 1933 - July 28, 2021
Charlotte, North Carolina - Betty Claud Austin, 88, passed away July 28th, 2021, at home. She was born June 5, 1933, in Marion, SC, the daughter of the late Frank Leslie Claud and Juanita Underwood Claud.
Betty was a long-time resident of Charlotte and a devoted member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church and its Rhodes Johnston Boyce Sunday school class for 53 years. She was a former member of Carmel Country Club where she enjoyed golf and friends for 47 years. She loved her church, her family, the beach and her cat, Thomas.
Mrs. Austin was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, DeWitt R. Austin Jr.; her sister, Pat Hunter; and two brothers, Joe Jake Claud and Ted E. Claud.
Mrs. Austin is survived by her stepsons, DeWitt R Austin, III (Angela), Douglas W. Austin (Bonnie), and Donald D. Austin; stepdaughter, Sheridan A. Provost; and son, John S. Austin. She is also survived by four step grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at McEwen Myers Park, 500 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC. Visitation will be prior from 10:00 am to 11:45 am and burial will follow at Sharon Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to Myers Park Presbyterian Church, 2501 Oxford Pl, Charlotte, NC 28207 or The Humane Society of Charlotte, 2700 Toomey Ave, Charlotte 28203.
Condolences may be offered at www.mcewenmyerspark.com
Published by Charlotte Observer on Aug. 1, 2021.