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Madonna Jean Austin

January 22, 1944 — April 8, 2021

Madonna Jean Austin, 77 of Burlington died on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at home. Donna was born in Tipton on January 22, 1944 to Tucker and Irene Maxey.

A 1962 graduate of Tipton High School, Donna retired as a General Foreman at GM. She attended church at Kokomo Nazarene and West Street Christian in Tipton. She was a Women’s Auxiliary officer at the Tipton Moose Lodge and a member of the Women’s Auxiliary at the VFW. Donna loved to travel and spend time outdoors. She enjoyed visiting with family and friends.

Donna is survived by three children, Brett (Lynn) Anderson , Burlington, Jason (Tana) Austin, Kirklin and Jimmy Austin, Forest; four siblings, Willie Burk, Charles Maxey, Tony (Marlene) Maxey, and Tim (Kristie) Maxey. She has nine grandchildren, Nicholas Anderson, Jacki (Tanya) Scott, Jace (Connie) Scott, Aaron (Anjelina) Knopf, Ashley (Brett) Feauto, Jacob Austin, Katie Austin, Trace Rhine and Mickcalla Rhine, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren.

Donna was preceded in death by two husbands Ronald Anderson and James Austin, a brother James Maxey, and two grandchildren, Joshan Ashbrook and Eric Austin.

Donna’s funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Will Mills of Horizon Church, Kokomo presiding and burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery, Tipton. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The funeral will be live streamed and also recorded for watching later on Donna’s obituary page at where condolences may be left for her family.


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