Ruth Owens

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Services for Ruth Owens, of Hazlehurst, are 11 a.m. Wednesday,July 29, at First Presbyterian Church with burial in the HazlehurstCemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Stringer FamilyFuneral Services Chapel in Hazlehurst.

Mrs. Owens, 95, died July 26, 2009, at Pine Crest Guest Home inHazlehurst. She was born in Tulsa, Okla., on Feb. 13, 1914.

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She resided five miles west of Hazlehurst in the Gallatincommunity since 1915. Mrs. Owens was a faithful member of FirstPresbyterian Church of Hazlehurst and Gallatin Homemakers Club.

Preceding her in death were her husband, T.C. Owens; and son,David T. R. Owens.

Survivors are her daughters, Catherine O. Cox, of Brookhaven,Nancy O. Harris and husband, Milton, of Gulfport, and Linda O.Ferrell and husband, Mitch; her 10 grandchildren; her 24great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.