Obituary: Elizabeth Jones Murdock Owen

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Elizabeth Jones Murdock Owen, 83, died Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at Bordeaux Long Term Care in Nashville.

Mrs. Owen was a native of Petersburg. She was retired as a sales clerk for Harvey's and was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Lizzie Jones and Andy J. Murdock, and her husband, Alton Johnson Owen.

She is survived by her son, Mike Owen of Lewisburg; sisters, Margaret Adams and Jean (Joel) Dyer, both of Fayetteville, and Frances Cater of Petersburg; brother, John Murdock of Petersburg; two granddaughters, Emily Burns of College Grove and Sherry (Paul) Pratt of Murfreesboro; and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services for Mrs. Owens were conducted Sunday, Dec. 27, at Talley Cemetery in Petersburg.

You may sign Mrs. Owens online registry at

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.