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home : obituaries : obituaries September 27, 2022

6/8/2022 8:16:00 PM
Nellie Virginia Killian Auton
April 29, 1929 - June 7, 2022

MAIDEN, N.C. - Nellie Virginia Killian Auton, age 93, of Maiden passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at Carolina Caring in Newton.

Born April 25, 1929 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Eugene and Kattie Irene Turner Killian. Nellie was a member of East Maiden Baptist Church in Maiden. In addition to her parents, husband Robert Glenn Auton Sr.; three brothers, Sam, Dean and Ray Killian; and sister Alene Wilson preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory is her son Dr. Robert Auton Jr. of Maiden; two sisters Shirley Parker and husband Wilfred of Newton, Bernice Hedrick of Maiden; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 3 p.m. at East Maiden Baptist Church in Maiden with Rev. Nathaniel Austin officiating.

Burial will follow in Maiden City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 2-2:45 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 288658

Visit to register your condolences.

Burke Mortuary of Maiden, N.C. is serving the Auton family.

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