Barry Ronald Austin age 68 of Gallatin passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2009. Funeral services will be Friday, September 11th at 12:00 noon from the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home with Brother Darrell Braswell officiating. Burial will follow in Sumner Memorial Gardens with family serving as active pallbearers and the Men's Impact Bible Study Class serving as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation will be Thursday September, 10th 4:00-8:00 p.m. with a Masonic service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume again Friday at 10:00 a.m. and continue until time of service.
He was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, a member of the Men's Impact Bible Study Group, and a 32nd degree Mason. Barry was born in Dyersburg, Tennessee, son of the late Johnie and Hester Moore Austin.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two stepchildren, Larry J. Ambrose and Brenda Patterson.
He is survived by his wife Edie Bradley Austin of Gallatin, two daughters, Rosanne (Benjamin) Thurman of Irving, Texas and Brinda (Irby) Smith of Gallatin; three grandchildren, Emily Osterhout, September Crafton, Kimberly J. Carter; and two great-grandchildren, Rick and Nick Carter.
Online condolences may be sent at www.familyheritagefh.com
Irene G. Richardson, 83, of Merrillville, Ind., died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 in Merrillville.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Halls Funeral Home with Bro. Jerrell Dawson officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.
The widow of James Richardson, survivors include a daughter, Ursula Peacock and husband, James, of Merrillville, Ind.; a sister, Rneda Panka; a grandson, Calvin Peacock of Merrillville, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.