Clara Mae Austin

August 8, 1939 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 79)


Clara Mae Austin was born in cottage grove, AL to the late Estelle Gilbert and Jesse Gilbert August 8, 1939. She made her transition from her earthly body to be with her Lord and Savior on December 28, 2018.  Clara was proceeded in death by her late husband James Turner Austin, Her mother Estelle Gilbert, her Father Jesse Gilbert and her two brothers Lewis Ervin Gilbert and Jesse Freeman Gilbert Jr.  Clara leaves to celebrate her departure Two daughters: Mellissa(Rev.Keith) Hawkins Alexander city, AL  Betty(Johnny) Smith Titus, AL. Two special God daughters Nancy Martin Seattle, WA; Shanika Russell Seattle, WA; One Son Eric Benson Alexander City, AL; and a special son Michael Watts Equality, AL  Six Sisters: Mary Nelson Clayton, AL; Annie Ruth(Joe) Conley Atlanta,GA Evelyn Nelson Clayton, AL; Elois(Lloyd) Hill Clayton, AL; Felecia(Aaron) Grubbs Baker Hill, AL; Shirley(Rev. Dennis) Blakley and two  Brothers Willie James Gilbert Clayton, AL; Jesse Lewis Gilbert North Carolina; Four grandchildren: Tabias Russell, Brytne Smith, Kayla Hawkins, Kiara Hawkins; Two great grandchildren: Amar Gilbert, Kyndell Moten; a special Friend Audrey Huntley and a host of nieces, nephews, Cousins and friends

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January 4, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Funeral Service
January 5, 2019

1:00 PM

Interment following funeral service
January 5, 2019

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