Obituary: Jessie Mae Tolliver Owens

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Jessie Mae Tolliver Owens, 74, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at her residence.

Mrs. Owens was a native of Lynnville. She was a homemaker, a domestic worker and a member of the Second Avenue Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Laura Alexander Tolliver and Jessie Tolliver Sr.; sisters, Edna Tolliver and Rose Scribner; and daughter, Rosemary Davis.

She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Albert Owens Jr. of Lewisburg; daughter, Debbie Rhodes of Lewisburg; sons, Craig Owens and Douglas Owens, both of Lewisburg and Matthew Owens of Cornersville; brother, Jessie Tolliver Jr. of St. Louis, Mo.; sister, Sallie Mae Scribner of Columbia; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, brother-in-laws, and sister-in-laws.

Funeral services for Mrs. Owens will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, from the Second Avenue Church of Christ in Lewisburg with Bruce Frierson officiating.

Visitation with the family at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home will continue on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service at the church.

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