Mrs. Roberta Owens, age 80, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died Sunday evening, November 6, 2016 in Columbia, Tennessee.
Mrs. Owens was born in Gypsy, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Sherman and Roxie Hackworth Risner. She was a homemaker and, before moving to Tennessee from Michigan, was a retired factory worker. Mrs. Owens attended Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Bud Owens, who died in 1999, a sister, Vinetta Hackworth and her son-in-law, Kitt McCone.
Mrs. Owens is survived by her children, Rita McCone, Chapel Hill, Tennessee, Donna (Jerry) Troyer, Sturgis, Michigan, Johnny (Sherry) Owens, Ball Ground, Georgia; sisters, Loretta Miller, Homer, Michigan, Juanita Brown, Parma, Michigan Doris Owens, West Liberty, Kentucky and Maxine Yeager, Homer, Michigan; nine grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren.
Family members received friends on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Pastor Garvel Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
Chris McCone, Jason Jones, Brandon Owens, Cody McCone, Kitt McCone, Chase Hunter, Kevin McWatters, and Trent Ellis served as pallbearers.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapel Hill was in charge of arrangements.