Austin Lenwood Rainwaters passed away on January 8th at the age of 81. Born in Leakesville, MS, he was the son of the late Ennis Lee & Eunice Turner Rainwaters. He married Frankie Young in 1961. Above all else, he loved his family and strove to make his community a better place. He is survived by his wife Frankie, son Derek L. Rainwaters, daughter Amy E. Rainwaters, 5 grandchildren, Emily, Evan, Erin, Braxton, and Michalyn, one great-granddaughter, Josey, brother Marshall Rainwaters, and sister Eileen Fincher. He is preceded in death by his son, David Austin Rainwaters. A memorial service will be held at Tanner Williams United Methodist Church at 11 am on January 15th. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mission of Hope Ministries (Mobile, AL) or Gospel Singers of America (Pass Christian, MS).
Published by Mississippi Press from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.