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Austin Sauls

July 27, 1999 — September 5, 2022

Austin Sauls, 23, of Valdosta, passed away from this life and into Jesus‘ loving arms on Monday, September 5, 2022, at South Georgia Medical Center. He was born in Valdosta on July 27, 1999 and has been a resident of Valdosta his entire life. Austin was employed with Norfolk Southern Railroad as a conductor and also worked with All Star Garage during his off time. Austin loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Above all, Austin‘s pride and joy was being a Daddy. Everyone who knew Austin loved him and he was known for his sweet spirit, his huge and tender heart and his kind and gentle ways. There will forever be a hole inside of our hearts but we cling to the promise that we will be reunited with our beloved Austin one glorious day.

Austin is survived by his wife, Kimberly Sauls, and his daughter, Ada Grace Sauls both of Valdosta; his step-daughter, Arie Taylor of Valdosta; his Mother (Mama) Kathryn and step-father, Travis Motes; his Father(Daddy) Buster and step-mother, Jennifer Sauls; sisters and brothers- in-law, Katy and Matt Bennett, and Hannah and Ethan Skains, sister Kaycey Motes; step-sister, Aubrey Schoonmaker, step-brother, Bobby Warren, step-sister, Patricia Warren, all of Valdosta; his grandmothers, (Magall) Molly Sauls of Valdosta and (Grammie) Phyllis Weir of Savannah, Georgia; step-grandparents, Robert and Midge Schoonmaker of Valdosta; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and other extended family.

Austin is preceded in death by his grandfathers, (Pa) Roy Sauls and (Gimpa) George Pinkerton.

Services for Austin Sauls will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the Corinth Baptist Church with Pastor Yancey Hartman officiating. The burial will follow in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the McLane Lakewood Funeral Home in Lake Park. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at McLane Lakewood.

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Monday, September 12, 2022

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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