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Frank Austin
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DURHAM: Frank Austin, 80, passed away on July 11, 2017 Pruitt Health in Durham. He was born in Durham to the late Curtis Raymond Austin and Annie Lou Gates Austin.

Mr. Austin was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was also an avid Duke Basketball fan and a member of Palmer’s Grove United Methodist Church. He was a Master Mason with the Fellowship Masonic Lodge and a member of the Sudan Temple.

Mr. Austin is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Helen Austin; son, Billy Austin (Myra); brother, Curtis Raymond Austin, Jr.; grandchildren, Curtis William Austin, Chase, Spencer Austin; and great-grandchildren, Spencer, Nicholas and Gauge.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, July 14 at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:45 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Palmer’s Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery with Masonic graveside rites.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Palmer’s Grove United Methodist Church General Fund; 1211 Palmers Grove Church Rd; Hillsborough, NC 27278.

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Visitation Prior to the Service




9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Cemetery Details


Palmer's Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery

1211 Palmer's Grove Church Rd.
Hillsborough, NC 27278

Memorial Contribution

Palmer's Grove United Methodist Church

1211 Palmer's Grove Church Road
Hillsborough, NC

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