Robin Austin Ford

Published 7:00 am Saturday, May 13, 2017

Robin Austin Ford passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the age of 59.  She was the beloved mother of Brandon M. Ford;  sister of Thomas E. Austin III; devoted sister-in-law of Carol B. Austin; proud grandmother of Gabriella Nicole Ford and Lyla Rose Ford.; loving Nanny of Devin Thomas Austin and Jared Louis Austin. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas E. Austin Jr. and Lorraine Schmitt Austin; and her cherished daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Ford.  She is also survived and fondly remembered by many relatives, cousins and dear friends.
Robin was born in New Orleans, La. and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish until she settled in Picayune, Miss. following hurricane Katrina. She was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal mother, grandmother, sister and a friend of many, who loved her cats and treasured her family.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Monday, May 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in Robin’s memory beginning at 1:00 p.m.
She will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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