Lola Ophelia Williams Austin, 86, Park City, Utah, passed away June 12, 2022 at Heber Valley Assisted Living in Heber, Utah.
Graveside services were 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, at Unity Cemetery at Jacks Creek with Dr. Dale Denning officiating.
She was born Oct. 2, 1935 in Huron and grew up at Mifflin, the daughter of the late Joseph Elbert and Ophelia Joyner Williams. She graduated from Chester County High School in 1954 and was married to Ottis Hurshel Austin.
They made their home in Indiana. She was employed at Grant County Courthouse in Marion for 17 years in the Treasurer’s Office.
Mr. Austin died in 1973, and she moved back to Chester County and worked for Coca Cola Bottling Company, as an outlet supervisor. She made her home in Florida for a while and then moved to Utah in 2007 to make her home near her daughter.
She is survived by a daughter, Kathy (Philip) Rizika of Park City, Utah; two grandchildren, Nicole and Hunter; a brother, Dewayne Williams of Mifflin; and two sisters, Rachel Ellington and Margie McGhee both of Mifflin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ottis Hurshel Austin; seven brothers, Harry Williams, Wilson Williams, Cleon Williams, Paul Williams, Velton Williams, Ernest Williams and Carroll Williams; and a sister, Mary Moss.