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Austin Ellie Brumfield

December 8, 1930 — November 25, 2023

Amite, Louisiana

Austin Ellie Brumfield

Austin Ellie Brumfield passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, November 25, 2023, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 92. He was born on December 8, 1930, in Franklinton, Louisiana to the late Ellie Joe Brumfield and Emmie Daisy Yates Brumfield. He was a resident of Amite, Louisiana.

Austin is survived by his sister Audrey “Audie” Brumfield Gill and her husband Berlin, and four wonderful children that he was so proud of: daughter, Janice Brumfield Slaven; son, Alvon and his wife Amy Brumfield; daughter, Vera Fay Brumfield Woodbury; son, Albert "Albo" and his wife Cissy Brumfield.

He had 12 grandchildren: Amanda Woodbury Zucati, Roy Slaven, Christopher Woodbury, John Slaven Sr, Joseph Slaven all of Washington State. Erik Woodbury of Tennessee. Alvon Brumfield II, Avery Brumfield, Anderson Brumfield, Cindy Menard, Lacey Menard, and Kirsten Graham Kirkpatrick all of Louisiana. He is also survived by 18 great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents: Ellie and Emmie Brumfield; wife Helen Jeanette Shelton Brumfield; brothers Shelby Brumfield Sr and Edward Brumfield.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Visitation will continue at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond  on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 pm, with Rev. Field Thigpen officiating.

Interment will follow in Hoffman Cemetery, Hammond, Louisiana.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, November 27, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

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