Funeral services honoring the life of Joan Austin will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2022, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Mansfield, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Bro. Glen Hardy. Burial will follow at Converse Cemetery, Converse, Louisiana. A visitation will be held for family and friends from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at the funeral home.
Joan was born December 28, 1947, to O’Day and Lila Myers Edgell in Shreveport, Louisiana, and entered into rest on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, in Mansfield, Louisiana.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Larry Austin; son-in-law, Stoney Raborn; and brothers, Norman Edgell and James Edgell.
Left to cherish her memory is her sons, Alan Austin and wife, Stacy of Hornbeck, Louisiana and Rodney Austin and wife Cheryl of Converse, Louisiana; daughter, Kari Raborn of Converse, Louisiana; sister, Alma Fulco and husband, Charlie of Keatchie, Louisiana; grandchildren, Rachal, Erikk, Justin, Brittany, Jacob, Haley, Christopher, Cody, John, Karla, Zac, Raelyn, Maddie, and Tyler; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Honoring Joan as pallbearers will be her grandsons: Justin, Jacob, Erikk, John, Zac, Tyler, Christopher, and Cody.