James Wesley “Sam” Austin

James Wesley “Sam” Austin, age 91, went to be with the Lord September 1, 2019. He was Born in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Benjamin Wesley and Hilda Hunter Austin.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Willie Gene, and Thomas Randall Austin; sister, Dorothy Simpkins, and great-granddaughter, Faith Elizabeth Lee. He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Jennie B. Austin; sisters, Helen (Jerry) Nicholson and Patricia Simpkins; sons, James (Rosemary) Austin, Andrew Austin, Thomas Austin, and Phillip Austin; daughter, Sandra Hudgens; seven grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday and 9 until the service hour of 11 a.m. on Thursday with Brother Matt Honeycutt, Brother Terry Forrest, and Brother Barry Raper officiating. Interment will follow at the Austin Cemetery at 255 Houston Fielder Rd. Clarksville, Tn 37043.  Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Kevin, Bryan, John, and Tom Austin, Jason Hudgens, and James Lee.  Special thanks to Tennova Hospice nurses and staff for their kindness and care. c/o Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 online condolences at cheathamcountyfh.com

James Wesley “Sam” Austin, age 91, went to be with the Lord September 1, 2019. He was Born in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Benjamin Wesley and Hilda Hunter Austin.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Willie Gene, and Thomas Randall Austin; sister, Dorothy Simpkins, and great-granddaughter, Faith Elizabeth Lee. He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Jennie B. Austin; sisters, Helen (Jerry) Nicholson and Patricia Simpkins; sons, James (Rosemary) Austin, Andrew Austin, Thomas Austin, and Phillip Austin; daughter, Sandra Hudgens; seven grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family received friends from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday and 9 until the service hour of 11 a.m. on Thursday with Brother Matt Honeycutt, Brother Terry Forrest, and Brother Barry Raper officiating. Interment followed at the Austin Cemetery at 255 Houston Fielder Rd. Clarksville, Tn 37043.  Serving as pallbearers were grandsons, Kevin, Bryan, John, and Tom Austin, Jason Hudgens, and James Lee.  Special thanks to Tennova Hospice nurses and staff for their kindness and care. c/o Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 online condolences at cheathamcountyfh.com

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