JoAnn Austin

Born on December 28, 1950

Departed on March 27, 2019 and resided in Scottsville, KY

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JoAnn Austin, of Scottsville, KY passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the age of 68 at her home. She was born in Nashville, TN on December 28, 1950 to the late Charles E. Taylor and Josephine Smithey Taylor.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by one sister.
JoAnn is survived by her husband of 49 years, Charles E. Austin; her children Charles Tera Shepherd, Tabatha “Missy” Austin, and Timothy Austin. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; one sister, Brenda Allen(Larry), and a host of nieces and nephews and many extended family members.
JoAnn was a devoted and loving wife and mother. She was a longtime resident of West Nashville and worked for Tennessee Tufting/Springs Global Industries for 35 years.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at West Harpeth Funeral Home in Nashville at 1:30pm. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 29 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm and again on Saturday from 11:00am until the time of service, also at the funeral home. JoAnn will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Nashville.

9 Comments to JoAnn Austin

  1. Robert & Lonnetta Sumner (Happy Campers members) says:

    Sonny and family, we are so sorry to hear about JoAnn’s passing. May God give you the strength you need in the days, weeks and months ahead. JoAnn was such a sweet lady and a joy to talk to. She will be missed by many people, most certainly by her Happy Campers family. May you find peace and comfort in all the memories you have of her. God Bless each of you🙏

  2. Teri and Mickey Ward says:

    Sonny, We were so blessed to get to know JoAnn. We will keep you and the family in our prayer and thoughts.

  3. Lisa and John Marr says:

    So sorry to hear of her passing. Got to know her l at Freedom Hill church. Just know you are in our Thoughts and Prayers. God Bless

  4. Ken & Bev Etcheson says:

    Sonny & family, we are so blessed to have been friends with you and Joann for however many years it’s been. Happy campers & Vet Good Sam chapter members will continue to be your support group during this period of grieving. God be with you Sonny & your entire family. We will remember the good times, the laughter, the camaraderie we’ve had together. Bless you all & may Joann rest in peace.

  5. Joetta Roberts. (Ms. Jo) says:

    So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family and give you strength during this difficult time. God Bless

  6. Karla Calvert says:

    Very sorry to hear this. I know she lovw Freedom Hill and will be missed. Will be lifting your family up in prayer.

  7. Dorothy Whitaker says:

    Tim and MR Austin , I am sorry I didn’t get to know your lovely wife, that was my loss. You all will be in my prayers and if there is anything I can do please have Tim contact me .

    Always in my prayers;
    Dorothy Whitaker


    Sonny, we would like to offer our condolences to you and your family. We always enjoyed hanging out with you and Jo Ann while we were at the lake. You both were very nice and welcoming to us and our kids. She will be missed and we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.


    Eric, Melinda, Anastasia, Elijah, and Adrian

  9. JIM & JOYCE WILLIS says:

    Sonny so sorry to hear about JoAnn’s passing. Joyce & I always enjoyed camping with you all & spending time with her. We offer our condolences to you & the family.

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