Austin Williams
Funeral Date: 2/28/2012

Obituary:
Austin Williams age 97, of Warren Arkansas died February 26th 2012. He was born January 25th, 1915. He grew up at Herbine, AR. in Cleveland County and moved to Warren in 1951 where he opened his welding business. He was a life time member of First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Ola Crook Williams, who died on December 28th 1995. Survivors are two daughters, Donnie Burke, of Warren and Brenda McKinnon and husband Bruce of Warren. Three grandchildren, Don Burke of Dallas, TX; Brian McKinnon of Memphis TN, and Megan McKinnon of Atlanta, GA. Three great-grandchildren, Hannah Burke of Dallas and Brooke and Tyler McKinnon of Memphis, TN. Three half-brothers, Norris, Andy and Aubrey Williams, one half sister, Sharon Murphy all of Redfield, AR. A special niece Gail Wilson of Rison, AR. Funeral services were held at 1:30pm on Tuesday, February 28th at Frazerís Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gregg Stanley officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Sharon Stanley was soloist. Burial follow at Prosperity Cemetery in Herbine, AR. Active pallbearers were Bruce McKinnon, Brian McKinnon, Don Burke, Norris Williams, Andy Williams and Aubrey Williams. Honorary pallbearers were David Thornton, Ronnie Crook, Bill Crook, Mike Lain and Gene Wilson. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church or to the Prosperity Cemetery Association 15610 Arkansas 35 South, Rison, AR 71665.

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Name: Mike Lonsberry
Message: Brenda and Family - I am very sorry for the loss of you father. He was indeed a good and generous man. I often sought his advice and help at his welding shop on my old vehicles and he always had time for help and advice. He was one of those special people in Warren. God be with you in this time of sorrow, but remember that your dad made a lot of people happy in his lifetime.

Name: Victor Mac & Lola Maroney
Message: Donna, Victor Mac & I are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Very few will recieve the care and attention you and your sister gave your Dad. He felt your love everyday! You are in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: Sherry Hays
Message: I am sorry for the loss of your dad. He was such a pleasure to know and I always enjoyed visiting with him. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Stacey Lipton McClellan
Message: My heart is so very heavy this morning after learning that my dear sweet friend Mr. Austin has passed. Mr. Austin has always had a very special place in my heart and always will. What an amazing man he was...always having that big smile on his face and arms wide open for a big hug. He always made me feel so very special and I will always Love You Mr. Austin. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers and if there was any way I could be there today I would. Love to you all. Stacey Lipton McClellan

Name: Carol Jo Lambert
Message: Donnie and Family, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He was such a wonderful person and was so full of life!! I always enjoyed seeing him when he came to Stuttgart, it was like we had always known each other. I loved his hugs!! He was truly a special person. Our prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Name: Freda (Rauls) Haynie
Message: Donnie and Brenda, Donnie, hope you remember when we went to Freehill together. Your dad was special. Ironic that my brother lives on Crook Lane. Our condonlences

Name: Tammy Hensley RN
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