Sally Kate Austin

August 29, 1932November 28, 2013
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Sally Kate Burgin Austin of Lincolnton, NC, 81, passed away on November 28, 2013. She peacefully left this life for her eternal home with her Savior surrounded by her loving family. She was married to the love of her life, Bill for 61 years. She was the daughter of the late Robert H. Burgin and Rachel H. Burgin. She is survived by her husband, William "Bill" Austin, Sr. Of Charlotte, son, William "Billy" Austin, Jr. and wife Chasity of Belmont, daughter, Rebecca "Becky" Kate Austin of Charlotte, sister, Judy Morris of Signal Mt., TN, grandson, Alexander "Alex" Charles Austin, a host of nieces and nephews, and a sea of extended family and friends. With her friendly manner and infectious laughter, she welcomed everyone and made strangers feel like family. She was everybody's "Aunt Sally". She was the storyteller of family history and the heart of the family cementing everyone together. Visitation will be Monday December 2, 2013 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM at Forest Lawn West Funeral Home 4601 Freedom Drive Charlotte N.C. 28208 with a graveside service to follow at 2:30 at Forest Lawn West Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to A Brighter Day Ministries at or the Humane Society of Charlotte in memory of Sally Austin. Condolences can be made at


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Jeremy & Debbra Whilden

December 2, 2013

Such a sweet lady, she will be missed. Thinking of you and your family.

Shari Volgenau

December 2, 2013

My heart goes out to you. I am praying you will experience God's comfort in the midst of your sorrow. I am so sorry for your loss.

Susan Burgin-Banner

December 2, 2013

My dear Aunt Sally, I will miss you always but you will always be in my heart. Your love and spirit will live on in so many ways through the many lives you touched. Love and prayers to all of the family and friends.

Roger and Donna Jordan

December 2, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, so sorry.

Sheila Medlin

December 1, 2013

Our family is so sorry to hear of your mom's passing.. I can remember that laugh that you could hear on the block.. We lived on Wabash in the duplex's.. Ms. Medlin & her girls, Sheila, Frances & Helen.. Our thoughts & prayers are with you & the family at this sorrowful time.. God Bless you all..
Rip Miss Sally...

Joyce Hughes

December 1, 2013

Bonnie, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. Heaven just got Sweeter and even though we know they are at a better place we still feel the pain of not having them with us. May God Bless and Comfort all of you during this difficult time.
Love and Prayers,
Joyce Hughes

Jimmy & Gilda Burgin

December 1, 2013

Aunt Sally, we will miss you so much. You always had a very special place in our hearts. As you watch over your loved ones from Heaven, pls know how much we treasure your love for family and that sweet laugh. Until we see you again....

Deb Carl

December 1, 2013

Thoughts and prayers are with your family. So sorry for your loss,


December 1, 2013

Becky, To have such a wonderful mother and a strong relationship with her - our thoughts are with you and your family.

Tambra and Rory

Donald Lane

November 30, 2013

Becky, I pray for peace and comfort for your family. Your Mom is now free. We love you. God bless. The Lane's