Awilda Lee Ausbie – 1939-2020

Awilda Lee Ausbie – 1939-2020

On October 2, 2020, God called Awilda Lee James Ausbie home to be with Him. She was born in Blevins, AR to the late Annie and Alvin James on January 4, 1939. After graduating from Blevins Training School (Hemstead County, AR), Awilda attended Philander Smith College. There, she met the love of her life, Hubert “Geese” Ausbie. Awilda and Hubert were married for 61 years.

She leaves to remember her with beautiful memories of happy times: her husband, Hubert Ausbie, Sr.; her children, Yamonda Ausbie Paulette Ausbie and Herbert Ausbie, II, and his wife, Fadila and Bonita Ausbie-Allen and her husband Charles; a sister, Mabel Bizzell; grandchildren, Jarel McAdoo and his wife, Natassia, Jeremey McAdoo and his wife, Brittany; great-grandchildren, Zaria, JaMeya and Jalaiya McAdoo; a sister and brother-in-law, Florene and Dean Willis; a sister-in-law, Doris Breschers; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Visitation: Friday, October 2, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester, Little Rock. Masks are required, social spacing is observed per CDC guidelines. Celebration of Life held Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., at the Greater Archview Baptist Church, 1720 W. 23rd Street, Little Rock. There will be a family-only reflection time from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The service will be livestreamed at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, at Greater Archview Baptist Church YouTube.

6 thoughts on “Awilda Lee Ausbie – 1939-2020”

  • A wonderful lady in every way. Always to be admired. Loved by all that every met her. She will be sorely missed by her awesome family and many friends. Heavens gain and our loss.

  • May The Good Lord give you and your Family the strength needed to make it through all the hurt and pain! May God be with you and Bless you all!!

    Glenda Stafford

  • Ausbie Family, Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers. The LORD has promised never to leave us nor forsake us. May you be overshadowed with HIS comforting presence and power as he fulfills this promise. Marilyn Lott Lefear

  • Sending Prayers of Comfort to my Uncle and Cousins. Remembering Aunt Awilda as a Strong Woman, full of energy and knowledge. She taught me what is needed to be a loving Wife and Mother. I remember our visits to Little Rock when I was young (Always the Best Trips with my Mom and Dad

    I Love You Uncle Goose, Yamonda, Paulette, Gene, and Bonita. I am praying everyday for God to give you strength when you need it most.

  • To my classmate Yamonda and her family. The Peace of God be with you and your entire family doing this difficult time.
    Let the beautiful of your Mom Keep you until you meet again.

    Pamela Brown

  • Dear Heavenly Father please keep these precious people close to You Lord after their loss and in their sadness. Lord in this most unsettling hour today of putting their beloved wife and mother to rest. Cover them with Your great wings of love, give their weary hearts rest and their minds sound sleep. Lord, lift their eyes so that they may catch a glimpse of eternity, and be comforted by the promise of heaven. Be persistent in Your love. God, we thank You that You never leave us, that You never forsake us, but You love us. We trust You, and pray this in Your name. Amen.”

    Revelation 21:4. ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. …

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