Services for Mrs. Pearl Teague Austin, 90, of Canadian, TX, will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, April 4, 2009 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Wilburn, officiating and Hiram Reyes, assisting. Burial will follow in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, TX. Mrs. Austin passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2009 in Canadian, TX. Pearl was born November 11, 1918 in Providence, RI to the late Mr. Thomas Ward and Mrs. Jean Ward. She graduated from high school in Pawtucket, RI. She married Lawrence Teague in April of 1945 in Providence, RI. They moved to Canadian, TX in 1945 from Providence, RI. He preceded her in death on July 9, 1988. Pearl later married Boyd Austin on April 17, 1997 in Canadian, TX. She worked for First National Bank as head teller, Soil Conservation Service and then went to work for the City of Canadian as city secretary for a number of years. She was also a self employed tax preparer and bookkeeper for a number of years until retiring in 2006. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Delta Deck Bridge Club. She was preceded in death by three sisters. She is survived by her husband, Boyd Austin of Canadian, TX; three daughters, Vivian McCraw and husband Johnny of Canadian, TX; Pat Rogers and husband Garlon of Canadian, TX; Lois Puryear and husband Harvey of Wheeler, TX; one son, Lynn Austin and wife Deanna of Fritch, TX; one brother, Wilson Rollinson and wife Carmel of Providence, RI; one sister, Ruth Dipippo of North Scituate, RI; 8 grandchildren, Kerri Byrd and husband James of Bentonville, AR; Deana Stephens and husband Darrel and Christy Francis and husband Scott all of Canadian, TX; Rodney Puryear and Wesley Puryear both of Pampa, TX; Shane Austin and wife Veronica and Jason Austin and wife Alba all of Amarillo, TX; Shelli Basham of Cleburne, TX; 7 great-grandchildren, Michael Byrd of Bentonville, AR; Travis Francis and wife Amanda of Canadian, TX; Lesley Francis of Amarillo, TX; Nic Stephens and Jamie Stephens both of Albuquerque, NM; Gabriel Austin of Amarillo, TX; Nikki Marcum of Cleburne, TX. The family suggests memorials to Edward Abraham Home Activity Fund, 803 Birch, Canadian ,TX 79014 or Hemphill County Hospice, 1020 South 4th St., Canadian, TX 79014. Viewing will be available at the First Christian Church Chapel at 402 Purcell Ave in Canadian.