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Billie Austin

July 6, 1961 — August 31, 2022

Billie Roberts Austin

Born July 6, 1961, in Crossville, Tn

Second son and fourth child born to Elanze Austin Jr and Barbara Anne Austin

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Elanze Austin III, sisters Mariann Spivey, and Teresa Austin.

Billie passed from this earth August 31, 2022, at Cumberland Medical Center

Billie was a proud veteran

Survivors include his son William & Shannon Austin and grandchildren Lettie & Lauryn Austin of Crossville, Tn, daughter Kathleen & Chris Pope grandchild Callie of Statesville NC, sister June & Richard Jennings of Smithville, Tn, sister Peggy Austin of Crossville, Tn and brother Richard Austin of Crossville, Tn.  He is survived by the love of his life Carrie Austin with grandchildren Talencia, Ticarra, Tatiana, Anthony, and Ethan & Skylar Faye.

He leaves behind many nieces and nephews and friends.

Billie was a muscle car enthusiast and loved riding his 1973 Vintage Harley Davidson.

Recently Billie and Carrie spent some time traveling, visiting beautiful places and seeing family they love and just enjoying life. Billie enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved family get togethers, especially during the holidays.  He always had time to help his family and friends. He will be missed by so many.


The family will accept visitors on Monday, September 5, 2022, from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM in the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home.

Funeral service will begin at 5:00 PM on Monday, September 5, 2022, Thurman Funeral Home. Officiating will be Ralph Reagan.

Thurman Funeral Home is Honored to be entrusted with the arrangements. Please sign our online guestbook at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Billie Austin, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, September 5, 2022

Starts at 5:00 pm (Central time)

Thurman Funeral Home LLC

44 N Main St, Sparta, TN 38583

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