Mrs. Thelma Washington Owens
HARLEM, Ga. - Mrs. Thelma Washington
Owens, 86, wife of the late V.J. Owens, passed away
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at the Thomson Health &
Funeral services were held 2 pm, Tuesday, Oct.
25, 2011, at Silver Run Baptist Church with the
Rev. Jerry Pitman officiating. Interment was in
Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown.
Mrs. Owens was a native of Jefferson County
and lived in Harlem most of her life. She retired
as a seamstress from the Thomson Company of
32 years and was a member of Silver Run Baptist
Survivors include her son, R. Gary Allen,
Grovetown; four daughters, Barbara (John)
Mullis, Kathy (Billy) Oliphant, Harlem, Jewell
Allen, Harlem and Dorothy (Gordon) Powell,
Augusta; two brothers, Martin Washington,
Beech Island and John Clayton Washington,
Hephzibah; one brother-in-law, Johnny Brooks,
Thomson; grandchildren, Lori Britton, Shaun
Mullis, David Mullis, Renae Whaley, Melissa
Pursley, Travis Gough, Richard Gough,
Michael Oliphant, Bryan Oliphant and 16 greatgrandchildren.
Pallbearers were nephews.
Starling Funeral Home was in charge of
Web posted on Thursday, October 27, 2011