Tommy G. Austin, age 76, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 1, 2004.

He was a retired employee of Lonoke County Maintenance Dept. and a longtime member of Oakdale Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Betty Austin ; one son Jeff Austin, and a daughter Tammie (Avery) Gardner, all of Lonoke.

He never met a stranger. He was loved by many and will be missed.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.