Shirley Austermiller

Shirley Austermiller of Devine, TX, age 85, passed away on September 30, 2022 in San Antonio. She was born on October 22, 1936 in Perrysburg, Ohio to Russell Alger Elkins and Evelyn Hill Elkins.
Shirley moved from Mesa, Arizona in 2007 after her sons passing.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and son: Jeffrey Retcher in 2006 and her brother: Merrill Lee Elkins.
Shirley is survived by her daughter: Julyn (Anthony James) Bird of Devine, TX and son: Jasen L. (Vada) Austermiller of Devine, TX; foster daughter: Gloria (Lee) Triebenbach;9 grandchildren, 16 Great Grandchildren; sister-in-law: Hermie Elkins; other relatives, many foster children and numerous friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 10, 2022 from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 7:00p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home-Devine Chapel. Services to conclude in chapel.
Those attending please be mindful of your fragrances and colognes due to son’s allergies.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Devine Food Pantry.
Anyone wishing to leave condolences, share memories, or sign the guest book may do so at
Arrangements are under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home – Devine, 303 College Ave., Devine, TX 78016.