ALBANY -- Marcella Ernestine Austin, 82, of Albany, GA, died Friday, February 22, 2013 at Wynfield Park Health and Rehab. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 12:00 PM at Andersonville National Cemetery. Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate.

A native of Cincinnati, OH, Mrs. Austin had resided in Albany, GA for most of her life. She was a homemaker and the widow of Ralph Gehrig Austin, Sr.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Barker, of Albany, GA, and Ralph Gehrig Austin, Jr. of Wilmington, NC, a daughter, Marsha Ann Webster, and a brother, Milton Harper both of Cincinnati, OH, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM at Mathews Funeral Home.

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Mathews Funeral Home

Albany 229/435-5657