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Ida Mae Austin

Ida Mae Austin, age 78 of Paducah died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Center in Paducah.  She was born the daughter of the late James Howard, and the late Pearl Dotson Howard.  She was retired from Tele Service where she worked as an operator and tester.  She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2019 at Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home in Paducah with Charles Kilpatrick officiating.  Burial will follow in Clarks River Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by her husband: Bobby “Bob” Austin of Paducah; her brother: Buford Howard of Paducah; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother: Gilbert “Pete” Howard; her sister: Josephine Waid; and her cousin: Tommy Yates.

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I remember the day I came out to her and Bob's trailer to get a dog, because I had wanted a Chi for a long time and when I got out of the car and she knew me from my family and Jerry's going to church together. It was like she was a long lost friend and I remember how warm and kind she was and her GREAT love of animals. The baby she sold me she had kept inside all winter due to him having breathing problems, but I didn't care I had him for 15 years and loved him like family. I called her when he turned 5 and thanked her again for him, and once again she was warm and kind. I will always remember her and her sweet smile, I'm deeply sorry for your loss and may the Good Lord give your family strength to deal with your loss.

Pat Alls Royse Apr 3 2019 12:00 AM

Family & Friends of Ida Mae Austin,
May every consolation and blessing be granted to each of you in your deep sorrow. My condolences and sincere sympathy, David 'Herb' Estes

David 'Herb' Estes Mar 30 2019 12:00 AM

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