Barbara "Cricket" Austin

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Barbara C. "Cricket" Austin, 87, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at the Oaks of Sweeten Creek. Mrs. Austin was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Wymer Collins and Nelle Trexler Collins Morisette. She is survived by a daughter, B.L. Shuford; granddaughters, Jennifer Wallace (Brian) and Heather Shuford; great-grandchildren, Lauren Sluder, Morgan Rice, Samantha Wallace, Nathan Wallace, Briar Buchanan, and Baley Buchanan; six great-great-grandchildren, and an uncle, Jack Trexler. A private family service and interment will be at Green Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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  1. Bessie Love,
    I am so sorry to hear of Cricket’s passing. A friend from our old church had told me that another old friend had passed away. I looked on the Groce website and saw Cricket’s obit. I loved you mother very much. She spent a lot of time with us over the years when I lived in Asheville and was growing up.
    You and your family are in my thoughts.

  2. Bessie: I am very sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. Barbara was always so nice and friendly at the Trexler reunions. She always said hello. She will be missed here. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

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