Bill Owens, 82, of the Red Hill Community, passed away Monday evening, May 15, 2017, at St Mary’s Hospital in Athens, GA.
Born December 20, 1934, he was the son of the Adgar Howard and Ana Payne Owens. He was the brother of the late Harold Owens, Troy Owens, and Susie Sumner. A vocational teacher in Madison and Franklin County school systems, where he taught construction, plumbing, wiring and masonry. He was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon and Sunday School Director.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Segars Owens, of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Taska & Gregg Moore, Lavonia, Ga; two grandsons: Ashley and Kortni Moore and Gregg and Kayla-Dale Moore II; one great-grandson, Brady-Dale Moore; two sisters and brother-in-law, Van and Lee Williams, of Carnesville, Ga; and, Alberta Santmyres, of Carnesville, Ga;
Services will be held 4pm Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Cross Roads Baptist Church with Rev. Philip Blinson, Rev. Grady Jordan, and Rev. Bobby Jones. Burial will follow in the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family is at the home. They will receive friends Thursday afternoon from 1 pm until 3:30 pm at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome, but those wishing to make memorials please do so to the Cross Roads Baptist Church or The Gideons.