Geraldine Owens, 77

LEBANON – Funeral services have been scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday, July 10 at the Garden of Prayer Tabernacle for Mrs. Owens, 77, of Lebanon. Retired after 20 years of service from Quality Care Nursing Home, Mrs. Owens passed away Sunday, July 5, 2009.

She was a member of the Second Missionary Baptist Church and loved working in her garden. A beloved mother and grandmother, she was also an avid fan of Tiger Woods and the game of golf.

The family will receive friends 4-5 p.m. Friday at the church. Services will be conducted by Dr. Bobby Sanders and Pastor Gary Owens. Burial will be at the Mt. Lebanon Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include sons Stevie (Tameka), Barry (Anastasia), Bruce Adam (Ann), Timothy Gerald and Mark Dewayne (Tammy) Owens.

Also surviving is sister-in-law Freddie Mae Owens, 18 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends – including special friends Shirley Griffith, Mary Gilliam and Ann Davis.

Mrs. Owens is preceded in death by husband Robert Ray "Teddy" Owens, son Jesse Monroe Owens, parents Paul and Ella "Ma" Shannon, siblings Pauline (Jeb) Cartwright, Gladys Shannon, James (Pearline) Shannon, Louise and Ernestine Shannon.

Disyal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.