- Last Updated on 07:45 AM 02/22/12
Mr. Thomas Jackson Owen of South Boston died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 55. Mr. Owen was born in Halifax County on Aug. 27, 1956 the son of the late Mr. Junior Jackson Owen and Mrs. Eliza Jane Watkins Owen. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Mary Adams, Ms. Katie Mae Owen and Ms. Catherine Owen, all of South Boston; one brother, Mr. James Owen of South Boston; one aunt, Mrs. Mattie Williams of Winsor, Conn.; one uncle, Mr. Floyd Watkins of South Boston; one devoted niece, Ms. Tiffany Owen of Buffalo, N.Y.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including the devoted Mrs. Rosa Gee, Mrs. Ellen Lee and Mrs. Sylvia Judkins.
Funeral services for Mr. Owen will be Friday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Elder Brandon Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Garden cemetery.
The family is receiving friends at the home of Mrs. Mary Adams, 5233 Philpott Road, South Boston.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.