MILLINGTON – Carrie Cathleen Austin, 54, passed away surrounded by her loving family at Covenant Hospital on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
Carrie was born in Flint, on April 25, 1968, to parents William (Bill) Austin and Patricia Isham. She graduated from Millington High School class of ‘87. Carrie enjoyed working at Reese Rocket Bowl Bar & Grill, and Simons Grocery for several years. She enjoyed playing euchre, camping, tubing, cooking, gardening, and reading. Above all, Carrie loved to spend time with her children, grandkids and of course her pups Miguel, Hector, Brutis, and Ruger. She will be so dearly missed by so many.
Carrie is forever loved by her children: Pattie (Christopher Hilborn) McConnell, Perry McConnell III, Paul McConnell Sr., and Benjamin (Andy) McConnell (Amber Sleight); grandchildren: Pauly, Layla, Dawson, and Benjamin Jr.; brothers and sisters: Camiel (Cammie) Simerson, Shirley (Gary) Taylor, Shelly Kessler, Matt Austin, Bill Austin, and Marie (Phil) Kelly. As well as nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.
She is preceded in death by her granddaughter Aubrie Rose, mother Patricia Isham, father William (Bill) Austin, and brothers Benjamin and Andrew.
Carrie will live on, not only through the loving memories of all who loved her, but also through organ donation. Her final selfless act will save the lives of 4 children.
Friends may call on the family from 11 AM – 1 PM on Monday, August 22, 2022, at Hanlin Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 1 PM. Afterwards, Carrie will be laid to rest at Pine Grove Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Carrie’s name may be directed to the family.
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