Barbara “Barb” Austin

Sep 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Barbara “Barb” Austin, 76, of Searcy, Arkansas passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017. She was born March 13, 1941 in Conway, Arkansas to Ezra and Lois Baker. She retired from Wright’s Cabinet Shop. Barb was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed fishing and had a tremendous heart for dogs. She is survived by her children, Kathy Lee, Lee Austin, Stephan Austin (Katherine) and Robin Brown (Ray); grandchildren, Keith, Brandi, Jennifer, Tony, step-grandchildren, Thomas, John, Sierra, Rachel, Sarah and Casandra; seven great-grandchildren, Bryan, Valaria, Hayden, Micah, Nick, Freya and Phoenix; one sister Joan Spease (Charlie; and one brother, James Baker (Linda). Barb was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Lois Baker, and one brother, Keith Baker. Memorials may be made to ASPCA or 800-628-0028. Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 29, 2017 at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Baker Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares