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Irene Satterfield Owen

Mrs. Irene Satterfield Owen of South Boston died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 18, 1932 and was 81 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Bedford Satterfield and the late Mary Long Satterfield Rice. She was married first to the late Robert Edward Lee Hogan and then to the late Johnnie Stover Owen.

Mrs. Owen was a member of Berry Hill Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include one son, Jeffrey Stover Owen, and fiance’ Norma Jean Henderson of Alton; three daughters, Rosalie Hogan Hill and husband Larry of Nathalie, Joyce Hogan Francisco and husband Curtis of Halifax and Joannie Owen Green of South Boston; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth McDaniel of Cluster Springs, Virginia Lowery and Shirley Loftis, both of South Boston; two brothers, James Satterfield of Halifax and Jesse Wayne Satterfield of Danville; a devoted friend, Kenneth Womack, of South Boston; also a beloved pet Baby Doll. 

Two brothers, Steve Satterfield and Frank Satterfield, also preceded Mrs. Owen in death.

Funeral services will be at Berry Hill Presbyterian Church on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Roger Wilborn and Jim Kopco officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  

The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service and other times at her home, 2116 Paradise Road, Alton.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.