Jeanette Bagwell Austin
February 24, 1937 – October 8, 2017
CLAYTON – Mavis Jeanette Bagwell Austin, 80, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday. She was born in Johnston County to the late Urias Bryant & Mavis Spence Bagwell. She worked for Champion for many years. She loved being at home with J. C. She was preceded in death by a son, Alton Ray Woodard, Jr., siblings, Larry, Norvelle, Virginia, & Betty Jean.
She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Joseph Calvin “J. C.” Austin, Jr. of the home, children; Warren Austin (Jackie) Doug Austin, Todd Austin, Bennie Bittle (Tonia), all of Clayton, Ken Poole of Virginia, Donna Bittle of Raleigh, Nikki Austin-Barbour (Joe) of Clayton, sisters; Annie Ruth Ford of Garner, Linda Blackmon (Larry) of Clayton, 8 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren, several nieces & nephews
Funeral service 11 am, Wednesday, Everett Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with visitation from 9:30 – 11 am, prior to the service & other times at the home. Burial, Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com