Austin, Betty “Lou”

Betty “Lou” Austin, 53, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, in Tulsa, Okla.

She was born March 14, 1952, in Wheaton, Mo., to Eldon and Mary Lowe Elliott.

She was an account executive at the Holmes Organization.

Survivors include three daughters, Melissa Kuhn of Altus, Okla., Julie Kolmer (and husband, Tom) of Muskogee, Okla., and Shawna Hunt (and fiance, Kevin) of Pampa, Texas; two brothers, Donnie Elliott (Donna) of Russellville, Ark., and Garry Elliott (Tess) of Cassville Mo.; two sisters, Rhonda (Chris) Cooper of Cassville, Mo., and Sharon (Don) Elliott of Herford, Texas; and five grandchildren, Trey and Cody Charles and Michael, Haden, Rhett and Gracie Kolmer.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. (CST) Wednesday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville, Mo.

Burial is at Oakridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made out to breast cancer research and St. Francis Hospice.

Arrangements are by Moore’s Memorial Chapel.