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Willena Blake Owens Obituary


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“To The Family, Please accept my condolence. Hopefully you are able to draw comfort from the scriptures during your difficult time. For...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Tee - Wilmington, DE

“We are sorry for your loss. She was truly a remarkable woman and will be sincerely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Eubanks & Family - Smryna, DE

“Grandma Owens, you are resting in peace. Owens Family, may God give you the strength to be strong in this time of sorrow. You all are in my prayers. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Marie Fitchett - Newport News, VA

“Ms. Owens had a spirit that was contagious. As a mother n law I loved her. I thank God that I had a chance to have her in my life. Allen, Mike and...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Denise Lee - Wilmington, DE

“MRS. OWEN WAS A FRIEND THAT'S HEAVEN'S SPECIAL GIFT, ONE WHO CARED ABOUT YOU.... SHE WAS A GIFT FROM GOD ABOVE, THAT CERTAIN ONE WHO CARES FOR...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: DOROTHY - WILMINGTON, DE

“She is singing in the hevenly choir. May God Bless you and your family with his loving arms. Remember that God Specializes and he can do what no...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: marsha sudler - newark, DE

“To the Owens Family, We are sending our thoughts and prayers across the miles. May your family be blessed with comfort and strength during this...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Keith & Jessica Bolden & Family - MA

“Alan, Alesha and the entire Owens family. My heart is very heavy right now. What a shock to hear of Moms going home. I miss her already. I just spoke...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Patricia V Carter - Wilmington, DE

“To Mike, Al and the entire Owens family, I pray that God will comfort you as you remember the beautiful years you have shared with your Mom. What a...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Burnett-Fayson - Smyrna, DE

“What a lady with plenty of love and grace. I am honored to be a piece of fruit from your tree. Grandma I thank you for life and all of the years that...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Cyette Coleman - New Castle, DE

“Our Mother Kept A Garden Our Mother kept a garden. A garden of the heart; She planted all the good things, That gave our lives their start. ...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Brenda Owens - Wilmington, DE


Willena Blake Owens, age 94, departed this life Saturday, December 17, 2011, at her home. wife of the late Robert Owens, Sr.; mother of Robert (Almamie) Owens, Jr., Walter (Phylllis) Owens, Dorothy (Chester) Woulard, Margaret (Gilbert) Robinson, Fred (Gwendolyn) Owens, Shirley (John) Owens, Ardis (Marva) Owens, Gerald (Zephry) Owens, james (Carolyn) Owens, Allen (Terry) Owens, Brenda (David) Owens, Michael (Cookie) Owens. She is also survived by 48 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, 27 great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great granddaughter, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was a member of Mt. Zion AME Church, Daytona Beach, Florida and Mt. Joy United Methodist Church, Wilmington, Delaware. Funeral 12 noon Tuesday, December 27, at Mt. Joy United Methodist Church, 455 Townsend Street, Wilmington DE 19801, with viewing 9-11 am. Mary F. Parker Tent #61 Service at 11 am. Burial at Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the United Negro College Fund.

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