Linda W. Austin passed away peacefully surrounded by many loving family members on Sunday, December 22, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. She was 68. Beloved wife of James W. Austin for 38 years. Mother of Christopher M. Austin and Alicia A. Boyd (Kenneth). Grandmother of Archer Austin Boyd. Sister of Laura Warren, Robert Whittington, James Whittington, Elizabeth Whittington, Susan Maher, Steve Whittington, Patricia Vaught and the late Charlie Whittington and Richard Whittington, Jr. Daughter of the late Richard W. Whittington and Carrie H. Whittington. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Metairie Church, 3501 Severn Avenue, Metairie, on Saturday, March 21, 2020, starting at 10:00 AM, followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 AM, officiated by Pastor Matt Tipton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Louisiana Chapter, 2605 River Rd, New Orleans, LA 70121.