Betty Lou Anderson Owens
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Betty Lou Anderson Owens
  • February 26, 1932 - January 1, 2017
  • Virginia

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Betty Lou "Anderson" Owens, 84, went to be with the Lord on January 1, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimers.
She was born Feb 26, 1932 to the late A.S. Anderson and Elsie (Thomas) Anderson. Betty was born and raised in Leemaster, VA and attended Grundy High School in Grundy, VA. She married Eugene Owens August 9, 1952 in Grundy and they later moved to Lynchburg, VA, where she remained. She worked for Huff Cook for over twenty years and won numerous awards including Sales Person of the Year in 1988. Betty retired in 1990 due to health issues.
Betty was of the Baptist faith and hosted the "The Spencers", when in Lynchburg to sing. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, yardwork, planting flowers, spending time with her friends, and helping others.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Owens; two sisters, Jacqueline and Lucille and four brothers, Franklin, Curtis, Thomas, and Timothy.
Betty is survived by one sister, Joann Richardson, of Bucyrus, Ohio. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and her special friend and care-giver Roberta Hargis and Clydine Branham, her niece.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 6, 2016 at Salem United Methodist Church in Evington.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenparkavenue.com.