Rhonda L. Austin

Rhonda L. Austin, age 50, of Quincy, IL, passed away on March 21, 2024 in her home. She was born on October 18, 1973 in Quincy, IL, a daughter of Russell and Virginia (Woods) Austin. Her parents preceded her in death.

Rhonda worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the Quincy area for many years and recently began caring for local Veterans as a home health aide.

Her life revolved around her family and she cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

In younger years she liked the outdoors and fishing.

Rhonda is survived by her children: Devin Austin of St. Peters, MO; Lyndsey Friday (Bill) of Quincy, IL; and Thomas Tedeschi (Eve Georgeson) of Hannibal, MO. Her grandchildren: Sam Farace, Liam Friday, and Moxley Tedeschi. Her brother, Ryan Austin, and nephews: Derek Austin (Jessica) and Brandon Austin.

In addition to her parents, Rhonda was preceded in death by her siblings Russell, Randy and Gena Austin.

Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 11:00 am at the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Greenmount Cemetery. A Visitation will be held on Monday, March 25, 2024 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The Duker and Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  1. Jodie Shelton on March 22, 2024 at 1:31 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Rhonda was loved by many and will definitely be missed. Sending prayers, strength,love and many hugs ♥️

  2. Nancy Batchelder on March 22, 2024 at 5:09 pm

    My condolences to you and your family. It’s very sad to loose someone that you love. May she rest in peace. 🌹

  3. Donna Kilgore on March 22, 2024 at 8:59 pm

    My heartfelt thoughts are with her children, grandchildren and all that knew Rhonda. With much love to all..

  4. Jason Johnston on March 22, 2024 at 9:55 pm

    Alot of great times with her. She will be missed dearly n prayers for her family.

  5. Jami Miller on March 23, 2024 at 11:50 pm

    Ryan I am completely shocked to hear this. She was such a good person to me from the first time I met her. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Kelle Hiland on March 25, 2024 at 2:10 am

    I’m so sorry to hear this I’ve known the Rhonda and her family all my life I didn’t see Rhonda much but when I did we would always chit chat a bit my thought are with the family ….. Kelle Hiland

  7. Sharon Stathem on March 25, 2024 at 2:05 pm

    Worked with Rhonda at GSH ,we worked well together . She was a hard worker and caring person ♥️ never forget her ! Hugs to the family for such a great loss .

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