Kitty Ann Austin Mulligan-Campbell


July 25, 1923 - Dec. 31, 2012



Kitty Ann Austin Mulligan-Campbell was born July 25, 1923, in Levis, Clark County, and grew up in Milwaukee and Butler. She died of pneumonia Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, while a resident of the Azalea Land Nursing Home in Savannah, Ga., where she had been a resident for the past several years. She had suffered a stroke in 2004 while living in California.


Kitty Ann was the second child of Ramona Birdine (nee Short) and Kenneth Ward Austin, the first being Calvin Eugene Austin, who died at age 6 days in 1922. Ramona and Kenneth were divorced in 1924, at which time Ramona changed Kitty’s name from Nedra Eloise to Kitty Ann. Kenneth Austin married again in 1935 and had four more children: William Charles, Jon Dwight, Karen Allison and Sharon Austin. Ramona Short Austin next married Harold Louis “Ole” Eidenberger and had three more children: Charlotte Diane, Lewis Wayne and Suzanne Ruth Eidenberger.


Kitty Ann Austin first married Charles Warren Mulligan and they had Kathleen L., Joel Dallas and Melinda Jane Mulligan. Kitty Ann next married Clarence Edward Campbell and they had Clarence Harold and Ramona Grace Campbell.


Kitty Ann was preceded in death by her parents; ex-husbands, Charles Mulligan on Oct. 23, 1991, and Clarence Campbell on Sept. 1, 1991, both buried in Wood National Cemetery; and her half-sister, Charlotte Eidenberger Eggers-Abraham on Dec. 7, 1999. She also was predeceased by her children, Ramona Grace Campbell, born and died on April 15, 1958; Melinda Mulligan Hiss-Nesti on July 2, 2002; and Kathleen Mulligan-Taylor on Sept. 7, 2004.


Kitty Ann is survived by her half-siblings, Lewis Eidenberger and children of California and Suzanne Eidenberger-Gliddon and children, also of California; son Joel Mulligan of Georgia and his children, Jessca, Sarah, Moses and Tobias Mulligan; and grandson Sean Michael Hiss of California and son Clarence “Corky” Campbell and his son Gerred Michael Campbell of Idaho. Kitty Ann is further survived by her Austin half-siblings and their families, and her many Short family cousins.


No funeral or memorial service was held.


Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel, 912-927-1999, served the family.