Debbie Bearden Austin was born on July 2, 1957 in McNairy County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late William Ralph Bearden and Helen Miller Bearden Jernigan.
Debbie worked at Walmart for 10 years where she was a supervisor over the Garden Center. She was of the Christian faith and enjoyed cooking, gardening, watching football, and baking.
Debbie Bearden Austin departed this life on November 16, 2023 in Memphis, Tennessee at the age of 66 years, 4 months, and 14 days.
She is survived by her sons, Joshua William Austin and his wife Cassidy of Savannah, Tennessee and John Harley Davis; sister, Barbara Bearden Lowery of Florence, Alabama; brothers, John Bearden of Crump, Tennessee and Dickie Bearden of Jackson, Tennessee; grandchildren, Chase Davis, Josie Austin, and Jaycee Austin; special niece, Brandy Moffett of Florence, Alabama; and special cousins, Daniel and Sherran Hebert of Adamsville, Tennessee.
In addition to her parents, Debbie was preceded in death by her sister, Cynthia Jane Tillman and brother, Jackie Stevens Bearden.