WATERTOWN -- Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 8 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Owen, 93, of the Norene Community. Mr. Owen died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Cedars Health Care.
A lifelong farmer, he and late his wife resided on the Owen Century Farm in Norene and were honored at the 2004 Wilson County Fair as the official Old Timers / Grand Marshals for the opening day parade.
Visitation will be prior to the service Friday at the funeral home.
Services will be conducted by the Rev. Billy Trice and the Rev. Carl Price.
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Survivors include: son-in-law Rex Jenkins of Bellview; niece Carolyn Harris of Hermitage; nephew Wayne (Lynette) Beadle of Norene; as well as several cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by wife, Erlene Williams Owen; daughter Judy Dawn Jenkins; and parents William and Era Hewgley Owen.
Pallbearers: Bobby Beadle, James and Charles Evans, Willie Floyd, Lynn Pulley and Tommy Tramel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fall Creek Baptist Church Benevolent Fund or a charity of your choice.
Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.