Jim E.


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Jim E. Austin

Jun 29 1927 - Mar 05 2005

Rev. Jim E. Austin, age 77 of, passed away March 5, 2005 in McKinney, TX. He was born on June 29, 1927 in Whitesboro, Oklahoma to Clifford Thomas and Emzie Maydel (Redd) Austin. He married Annie Mae McGee on June 29, 1951 in Garland, TX. Rev. Austin was a member and the oldest serving pastor of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ Inc. He was also an excavation contractor. He was the pastor for the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ of McKinney for 52 years. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, David and Charlene Austin of Princeton, TX; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Harvey Hinton of Lowery Crossing, TX and Donna and Ronnie Thomas of Princeton; grandchildren, Marla Stephenson and husband Bryan, Crystal Austin, Nancy Austin, Jacob Hinton, Jessica Thomas, and Ronnie Thomas Jr.; great-grandchildren, Rachel Stephenson, Emzie Austin and Ethan Lynn Stephenson; brother, W. R. Austin of Big Springs, TX; sisters, Opal Woodall of Elmo, TX, Fannie Hogan of Crandall, TX, and Iona Dennis of Coppell, TX. His wife, Annie Mae Austin; parents; brothers, C. T. and Kenneth Austin; and his grandson, Earnest Hinton precedes him in death. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, Rev. Ed Hall and Rev. Jerry Tadlock officiating. Interment will follow at Wilson Chapel Cemetery. David Austin, Ronnie Thomas, Jacob Hinton, Ronnie Thomas Jr., Dwight McKee, and Michael McKee will serve as pallbearers.
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