Larlene "Lollipop" Hill daughter of Elmore and Alma Hill was born July 10, 1930 in Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas.
She received her elementary and high school education at Columbia High School in Magnolia, AR. After graduation, she attended AM&N College in Pine Bluff, AR.
She married Billy M. Austin on May 13, 1952, and to this union two children were born. She was a loving wife and mother.
At an early age, she joined the Austin Temple Church of God in Christ. She was a faithful member and sang in the Senior Choir. She was the caretaker of her dear mother for many years until her health failed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy M. Austin; parents, Elmore and Alma Hill; one brother and three sisters.
On December 11, 2012, the Angels of Silence came into the Hughes House 38 at Wentworth Place on Warnock Springs Road in Magnolia, Arkansas with chilly fingers and sealed the lips of Sister Larlene H. Austin. She was the life of the Hughes House 38 Wentworth Place with her baby doll, with no name. Yes, "Lollipop" started the trend of baby dolls.
She leaves to mourn her passing, a daughter, Patsy (John E.) Phillips and one son, Donald R. Austin, both of Magnolia, AR; four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
God saw you were getting weaker,
and He whispered, "Come and Rest."
His garden must be beautiful
For He only picks the best.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you did not go alone,
For a part of us went with you,
The day God called you home.
Love, Your Family