Velma Jean Austin

February 26, 1963 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 57)


Ms. Velma Jean Austin, 57, of 114 Ballentine Crossing Lane, Irmo, SC entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, SC. She was born in Newberry County, SC on February 26, 1963 to Mr. David Lee Austin and Mrs. Christine Dee Dominick Austin.

She was a member of Lower Mount Olive A.M.E. Church in Prosperity, SC. Ms. Austin was a 1980 graduate of Mid Carolina High School and retired from Kraft Foods.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Stanley Austin and David Dominick.

Those who celebrate her life and cherish precious and loving memories include two daughters, Tarlisha L. Austin of Newberry, SC and Kiwanna R. Austin (Anthony) of Ballentine, SC; two grandchildren, Kameron Austin and Kalie Rouse; one brother, Ray Lewis Dominick of Newberry, SC; three sisters, Debra Graham of Columbia, SC, Annie Kidd (Gene) of Coatsville, PA and Ethel Mae Lindler (June) of Prosperity, SC; eight aunts and two uncles; two sisters-in-law, Velma Mason Austin of Clinton, SC and Debra Smith of Newberry, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including three friends, Robert Ruff and Sylvia Caughman of Newberry, SC and Angie Hare of Prosperity, SC.   

Visitation for Ms. Austin will be held 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 7, 2020 at Wilson Funeral Home. Due to current health concerns, the family asks that you wear a mask and observe social distancing requirements.

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September 7, 2020

12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home
64 Boundary Street
Newberry, SC 29108

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