Karen Foust Austin

August 22, 1953April 29, 2021

Mrs. Karen Foust Austin, 66, of Greensboro, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Brookdale Northwest following an extended illness. A private graveside will be held at Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. Karen was born August 22, 1953 in Siler City, the daughter of William Alfred Foust, Jr. and Louise Myers Foust. Karen was a member of Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Wallace “Glen” Austin of Kernersville; sons, Charles “Steve” Wallace, Jr. and wife Amy of Winston-Salem and Benjamin Wallace and wife Debra Strock of Chico, CA; sisters, Beverly Corum and husband Stan and Judy Foust, all of Greensboro; grandchildren, Blair and Preston Wallace. The family asks with gratitude that memorial’s in Karen’s name be made to The Shepherd’s Center-Kernersville, 431 N. Bodenhamer St. B, Kernersville, NC 27284. Online condolences may be made at


  • A private graveside service will be held at Guilford Memorial Park


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Dona Underwood Zimmerman

May 3, 2021

We grew up at Guilford Baptist together. Prayers for the entire family. So sorry for your loss.
The Underwood family

Janis Shaw

April 30, 2021

I have known Karen all my life, we were cousins and spent a lot of time together growing up. She will be missed by her family. I know her spirit is free and she is with her parents in God's glorious heaven. Janis Thompson Shaw