William E. Owen
William E. Owen
  • December 25, 1942 - December 18, 2014
  • Scooba, Mississippi

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Graveside services, open to the public, for William E. "Billy" Owen, age 71, of Scooba, will be held Sunday at 2pm in Bethsalem Cemetery near Boligee, AL. Rev's. Doug Stokes and Charlie Long will officiate. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home.
Mr. Owen passed away Thursday in his home.
He was born in Gastonia, NC, a self employed logger for 61 years, a member of Cross Mountain Church and served in the National Guard Reserve for 8 years.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Ann Moore Owen, children Beth (Allen) Worley of Alvaton, GA, Wanda Elaine Owen of Meridian and Little Billy (Penny) Owen of Scooba.
He also leaves seven grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn (Michael) Davidson of Brandon, MS, Jonathan (Tanya) Worley of Saratoga Springs, NY, Courtney Owen of Scooba, Hunter Worley of Alvaton, GA, Jake Owen and Tanner Owen both of Scooba and Amanda Worley of Alvaton, GA. One great granddaughter, Jessica Lynne Card and four brothers in law, Johnny Moore, Robert Moore, William Moore and Mark Moore also survive.
Billy was preceded in death by his sister in law, Lynn Childree.
Pallbearers are Harold Page, Mark Campbell, Tommy Strickland, Johnny Moore, Bobby Pearson, Robert Moore, William Moore and Mark Moore. Honorary pallbearers are Dustin Elliott, Dillon Eliott, Donny Moore, Eddie Moore, Tim Elliott, Tommy Watson, Bill Hendrix, Luke Moore and Bubba Brand.
The family request memorials be made to Friendship Baptist Church of Boligee, Cross Mountain Church of Porterville or Scooba Baptist Church. If sending flowers, they may be delivered directly to Bethsalem Cemetery.