Edna Austin

Hamilton County

Edna Jackson-Austin departed from this life on Friday, October 26, 2012 at a local hospital. She was born on Nov. 26, 1910 in Roanoke, Ala.,to Mr. and Mrs. Ed and Jessie Jackson.She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Edna Evelyn Bush; sons, William Austin, Robert (Ruby) Austin; devoted granddaughter/caregiver, Angela Bush; special nephew and niece, Samuel L. McElroy and G. Jean McElroy; brother, Andrew L. Jackson Sr., all of Chattanooga; sister, Lurline Smith; brother-in-law, Dr. George W. Gibson, both of Detroit, Mich.; devoted grandchildren, Myron Austin, Jacqueline Bridges, Steven Bush, Courtney West; a host of other grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at Second Missionary Baptist Church.Interment in Highland Cemetery.The body will lie in state after noon today and the family will receive friends from 6 7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

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