Martha Jean Austin
September 4, 1930 ~ May 7, 1999
Mrs. Austin was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter
of the late Pat and Daisy Lunsford Penland. She was married to the late Willard Russell Austin and was a former employee of Memorial Mission
She is survived by a sister, Alline Austin, and two brothers, Zeb Penland and Clyde Penland, all of Asheville, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Monday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald N. Welborn officiating. Burial will be at Green Hills Cemetery.
Her family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Sunday at the funeral home.