Beth Ann Austin

  • Beth Ann Austin
    Beth Ann Austin

Mrs. Beth Ann Austin, age 61, of Blue Ridge, passed away February 3, 2021. 

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her favorite past time was spending time with her husband and especially her grandchildren. She was a Christian and a retired administrative office manager. She was preceded in death by her father, Patrick Thomas Carracher; and sister, Candace Carracher.

Survivors include her husband, Douglas Stuart Austin of 37 years; children, Dr. Nicholas Alexander Austin and Kathryn Elizabeth Austin; grandchildren, Tyler William Gray and James Thomas Gray; mother, Eileen Carr; brothers and sisters-in-law, Fredrick Carl Carracher and Kathleen and Keith Carracher and Jeanne; sister and brother-in-law, Jerrilynn and Gregory Gleason; nieces and nephews Lauren Gleason, Shawn Gleason and Destiny Carracher; sisters-in-law and their spouses, Susan Janet Brock and Steven and Pamela Jean Burg and Richard; and canine and feline companions, Mr. Miagie, Luna and Mr. Pickles.

Memorial services were conducted Friday, February 12, 2021, at 11:11 a.m. from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Tom Jordan officiating. 

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Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of the arrangements.