Gladys Robinson Austin

Gladys Robinson Austin

Mrs. Gladys Robinson Austin, age 90, of Winnfield, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home. She was a native of Danville, Louisiana, a graduate of Friendship High School, and a long time member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Tannehill, Louisiana, where she was active in the WMU for many years. Her hobbies were reading and watching western movies, but she especially loved cooking for her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Austin was the

daughter of the late Dewitt Robinson and the late Beatrice Frame Robinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Harley Austin, her son, Michael Austin, her granddaughter, Brandi Parker, as well as two brothers, Carole Robertson and Talmadge Robinson.

Her memory will be cherished by her surviving children: Sandra A. Parker (Danny), James Austin (Resa), Susan A. Jones (Brad), Paul Austin (Deona), daughter in law Tami M. Austin, fifteen grandchildren, and twenty-eight great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Patsy Adcock, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Austin were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 26, at the Zion Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Brad Jones officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Friends visited with the family at the church on Friday, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., as well as, on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services.

Her grandsons served as pallbearers: Dan Parker, Clint Austin, Jared Jones, Logan Jones, Levi Jones, Ethan Austin, Evan Austin, Garrett Austin, Gabriel Austin, and Braedan Austin.

Memorials may be made to the Zion Hill Cemetery fund at 308 Travis Taylor Rd., Winnfield, La 71483.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family online at

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