Nora Levond Nettles Owens
Nora Levond Nettles Owens, 84, the widow
of Doward Owens, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, October 3, 2016,
at her residence.
Mrs. Owens was born the eleventh child
of Robert Nettles and Lottie Lyerly Nettles on September 15, 1932 in Vox
Community of Johnsonville. She was a graduate of old Vox School.
She worked in the retail industry for many years and was employed by Tomlinsonís
and Sams Beachwear, Garden City. She attended the Little Bethel Baptist
Nora and Doward were married on December
24, 1947 and celebrated 55 years together. Their home was blessed
with six children, Sandra (William) Griffin, Kathy (Ricky) Moore, Stephanie
Benton, Doward L. (Kim) Owens, Phyllis (Joe) Owens, and Charles R. (Akus)
Owens; eighteen grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. She also
leaves behind a sister-in-law, Annie Bell Nettles.
She was predeceased by: her parents;
her husband; a son, Charles R. Owens; five brothers, Ulmer Nettles, Norman
Nettles, Givens Nettles, RP Nettles, and Lewis Nettles; and five sisters,
Loris Fennell, Sybil Todd, Leota Oneil, Basil Powell, Rena Bell Powell.
A Home Going Celebration will be 2PM,
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church directed
by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Owens family will receive family and
friends immediately after the service in the church sanctuary.