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“Myra was such a Sweetheart! Bright, funny and a joy to be around. After many years, we reconnected through Facebook in 2010. We initially messaged...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Terri McKerahan Jones - Cashiers, NC

“Marilee, So sorry for your loss. Love and Prayers, Kathy, Steve and Steven ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy Hensley Alexander - Sylva, NC

“Marilee, So sorry to hear of your daughter's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeanette ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Jeanette Allison Hensley - Sylva, NC

“To Marliee, I just heard of the passing of your daughter and I want to tell you how sorry I am for you and your family. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Roy Whitaker - Burlington, NC

“Many prayer for the family. I am so sorry for your loss. She was a good person. May she rest in peace. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: jackie willis carver - clyde, NC

“Myra and I were classmates from Candler elementary thru Enka High school. She will be missed ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Dana Allen hunter - Candler, NC

“Myra u will be missed but not forgotten ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Robert Taylor - Old fort

“So sorry for you loss, my prayers a with you. Betsy Stiles ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Betsy Stiles - Asheville, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. May peace and comfort surround you. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Rebecca Ockert, Thomas Sickle, and Johnathan Cantrell - SC

“We were so shocked to hear about Myra. Our thoughts and prayers are with each one in the family. We will keep you all in our prayers in the days...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Norris and Charlotte Wright - NC

“Jordan and Drew, I know your hearts are broken and saddened. Your mom loved you very much and always loved sharing stories about you, along with the...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Henson Thompson - Columbus, NC

“Debbie and I send our deepest sympathy to the family of Myra Austin. Debbie and Terry Baynard ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Terry Baynard - Rutherfordton, NC

“Earl, Marilee, Tracy, and Jennifer, Please know that I am praying for each one of you I pray for God's comfort and peace that only he can give...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Tammy Austin Harvey - Swannanoa, NC

“Marilee, Earl , Tracy, So very sorry for your loss, you all are in our thoughts and prayers, we know the Lord will keep you in this sad time, because...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Marsha and Wayne Carroll - NC

“Earl, Marilee, Tracy and Family - Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. I just asked Jennifer about Myra last week and was hoping...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Shelly Pressley Flynn - Candler, NC

“Earl, Marilee, and Tracey, We are so sorry for your loss. Myra was a beautiful girl growing up. I haven't seen her in many years. She is the same age...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Carey and Mabel Greene - Candler, NC

“So very sorry for your loss sending prayers to you all we love you. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Curtis & Kathy Whitson - NC

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all at this time. Love, John, Tammy Austin & family ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: John & Tammy Austin - Burnsville, NC

“We love you. Warmest thoughts and prayers. Ray, Louise & Tina ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: The Crowder Family - NC

“Myra was a good friend to me, especially in the last year. I will miss her. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Frances Andrews - Rutherfordton, NC

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Myra Austin, age 50, of Forest City died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at her home. She was a native of Buncombe County and was of the Baptist faith. Myra had worked as a paramedic for Rutherford County E.M.S. She is survived by

One Daughter:
Jordan Cantrell of Forest City,

One Son:
Andrew Powell of Forest City

Three Grandchildren- Madison Powell, Wellsandra Hill and Emily Powell

Parents-Earl and Marilee Austin of Asheville

One Brother:
Tracy Austin of Asheville

Galena Allison of Bryson City

A private memorial service will be held at McMahan's Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rutherford County E.M.S. 339 Callahan-Koone Road Spindale NC 28160. Online guest register at McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements.