Austin Lee Whiteside

December 17, 1935 - November 20, 2023


Austin Lee Whiteside, 87, of Texarkana passed away on November 20, 2023.
He was born on December 17, 1935, in Gentry, Arkansas to Gladys and Noah Whiteside.
Mr. Whiteside was a member of First Baptist Church Texarkana. He was also a veteran of the Navy, and he retired from the Red River Army Depot as the assistant fire chief.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Cindy Tyree; and two siblings, Billy Franklin Whiteside and Sarah Louise Avery.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Patty Whiteside; two sons, Gary Whiteside and wife Lori, and Terry Whiteside and wife Sabrina; son-in-law, John Tyree; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Jimmy Don Whiteside and wife Peggy; sister-in-law, Betty Whiteside; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 27, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Chapelwood Funeral Home. Interment will be at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 26, 2023, from 5:00- 7:00 P.M. at Chapelwood Funeral Home.

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