Mr. Bondail Austin, age 69, of Leachville, passed away Tuesday April 5, 2011, at his home. Born at Senath, Mo., he was the son of the late Shirel and Hazel Wiser Austin and was a lifelong Leachville resident. Mr. Austin was a retired machinist and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Leachville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Berneal Austin, Elden Carl Austin and Oneal Austin.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Baldridge Austin of the home; his son Jeff Austin and his wife Kristi of Monette; two Grandsons, Ryan Austin and Layne Austin of Monette; two Brothers, Jerry Don Austin of Leachville and
L.C. Austin of Monette; five Sisters, Helen Poe of Monette, Melvadeen French of Jonesboro,
Jearldean Tuck, Wanda Lowery, both of Valdosta, Ga., and Patricia Smith of Phoenix, Ariz.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 8, at Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Tom Newman and Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating with interment in the Leachville Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Thursday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will include Ralph Hunter, Ervin Sexton, Ed Young, Jackie Miller, Leon Swihart and Ronnie McFarland. Honorary will be Ed Smith. Friends may sign the guest register and view the video tribute online at www.howardfuneralservice.com