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.
Linda was an avid reader and enjoyed sharing her passion with her family. She was a native of New Orleans and a diehard New Orleans Saints fan. Linda loved to cook and enjoyed hosting family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Louisiana Chapter, 2605 River Rd, New Orleans, LA 70121.