Roy Cecil Austin, 79, of Ravenden, died Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at his residence. He was of the Baptist faith and U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. Born in Caraway, he had lived in Ravenden for eight years, formerly of Caraway.
He is survived by two sisters, Vernie Mae Brooks of Rivervale and Jo Ann Hensley of Caraway; a brother, Glen Austin Sr., of Rivervale; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Austin, October 30, 1994.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Rick Stevens officiating. Burial was in the Caraway Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home of Monette in charge of arrangements.
Nephews served as pallbearers.