Jannie Lynn Austin

Published 6:37 pm Monday, November 11, 2019

Jannie Lynn Austin died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at the age of 73.

Jannie was born Oct. 5, 1946 in Yazoo City to the late Colvert Waters Mann and Fannie Melissa Grant Mann.

She was married to the late Jimmy Austin.

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She worked at First National Bank (later Trustmark Bank) retiring after 38 years. Jannie was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved her family, and spending time with them brought great joy to her life. She will be missed by all who loved and knew her.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers Donald Ray Mann, Bill Mann and Ralph Mann; a sister, Betty Mann; and a grandson, Matthew Murry Massey.

Jannie is survived by her daughter, Cindi Massey (Bo-D) of Vicksburg; two sisters, Martha Johnston(George) of Fulton and Joyce Baughman of Glenford, Ohio; two grandsons, Wes Massey (Christy) and James Massey; and two great-grandchildren, John Wyatt Massey and William Massey.

Services will be Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. at Riles Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Taylor King, Bradley King, Chase Miller, Donnie Kirkley, Dusty Keen, John Michael Allen, Steven Lee, and Sam Massey. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Reil, Joseph Quimby, Rex King, Garey Womble, Tommy Redden and Richard Miller.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75231 or www2.heart.org.