Joy Meginness Austin

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Joy Meginness Austin
May 16, 1980 – June 10, 2020

Joy Elizabeth Austin was born on May 16, 1980 in Spearfish. She fought a brave battle, but on June 10, 2020, she passed away in her home in Gillette, WY, surrounded by her loving family.

Words that would best describe Joy are gentle, kind, caring and intelligent.

Joy graduated from Isabel High School in 1998 and Black Hills State University in 2003.

From an early age Joy loved books and reading. She always had a book with her and passed that love on to her own child and countless students. The library was one of the first places she found in a new town.

Joy was a born teacher and always worked to find new and interesting ways to teach. She saw the worth and value in every student. During her teaching career, she taught in Geddes and Timber Lake, SD and Big Piney, Moorcroft and Gillette, WY.






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