April 2, 2016
Date of Service: April 5, 2016
Interment Location: Crown Section
Anne Harvey Austin, age 90, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday morning, April 2, 2016, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. Anne was born August 9, 1925 in Welch, West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Robert W. and Selma Burnham Harvey.
Anne had lived in Elizabethton most of her life and was a 1943 graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a life-long member of the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton. Anne will be remembered for her outgoing personality and her loyalty and generosity to her family and friends.
She had worked as an accountant with American Bemberg Corporation and had retired as an accountant with the Happy Valley Credit Union.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James P (Jim) Austin on April 30, 1982, her son James R (Jimmy) Austin on July 29, 2005, and her sister, Jean Harvey Crockett on September 25, 2015. She was also preceded in death by three very dear friends, Margaret Allen, Charlotte Robinson and a sister-in-law Betty Austin.
Anne is survived by her beloved grand-daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Austin of Charleston, South Carolina, a nephew, John R Crockett, III and his wife Lanelle; a devoted great nephew, Jay Crockett, and his wife Victoria.
A service to honor the life of Anne Harvey Austin will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Monday, April 4, 2016, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Amos officiating. Music will be under the direction of Catherine Edwards Bunton, soloist and David Arney, organist.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM till 6:45 PM on Monday in the chapel of the funeral home.
The graveside and committal service will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers who are requested to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 AM will be John R (Jay) Crockett, IV, Richard Robinson, Dr. George McQueen, Jeff Williams, Greg Bowers, David Wortman, David Pinckard and Barry Solis.
Those who wish to make donations in memory of Anne may donate to the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton Mobile Food Pantry, 325 East E. Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
Words of sympathy may be sent to the family through our website,www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton (423-542-2232) is serving the family of Anne Austin.