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Mary Nell ‘Sarah’ Owens

Services for Mary Nell “Sarah” Owens, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Monday, July 14, at Siloam Missionary Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. with family present from 6until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Owens, 68, died July 8, 2008, at Countrybrook Living Center.She was born in Lincoln County on Oct. 7, 1939, to Hosea WilcherSr. and Selma Well Wilcher.

She was disabled. She was a member of Siloam Missionary BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Walter “Son”Owens; a great-grandson, Trashawn Owens; her brothers, T.C.”Fisher” Wilcher and James “Brother” Wilcher.

Survivors are her sons, Jerome Owens, Walter Owens Jr., TimmieOwens and Kelvin Owens and wife, Khadijha, all of Brookhaven; herdaughters, Lucille Owens, Vickie Lyons and husband, Karl, PhiliciaGray and husband, David, Tammy Owens, Charlotte Owens, Tina Owensand Samantha Owens and husband, Kevin, all of Brookhaven; herbrother, Hosea Wilcher Jr., of Brookhaven; her sisters, DorothyRice and husband, Willie, of Brookhaven, Lillie Wilcher, ofBrookhaven, Marie Bulter, of Chicago, and Yvonne Humphrey Johnsonand husband, Sam, of Milwaukee, Wis.; her six stepchildren, DianneWashington and husband, Teddy, of Brookhaven, Linda Winter, LisaDiggs, Victor Diggs and wife, Bessie, Henry Diggs and wife, Sheila,and Morris Diggs, all of Bogue Chitto; her 28 grandchildren; 13great-grandchildren; her special friend, Henry Diggs; and herdevoted friends, Barbara Mitchell, Pinkie Bowman, Virgie Clark, allof Brookhaven.