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Date published: 6/25/2014

Edith H. Owens

Edith Heflin Owens, 95, of Partlow died Monday, June 23, 2014, at her home.

Mrs. Owens was born June 23, 1919, to Carroll Gordon Heflin and Almira Thomas Shelton Heflin. She was the widow of Snowden Granville Owens. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Wallace, Perry and Hildra; and sisters Lillian Owens and Catherine Fines.

Survivors include her daughter, Dorothy Mason (Wilmer) of Partlow; her son, James Owens of Windsor; grandchildren Rhonda Fortson (Randall) of Spotsylvania County and Daniel Mason of North Carolina; Timothy Mason (Donna) of Georgia, Rodney Owens (Carla) of Alabama and Keith Owens (Traci) of Illinois; great-grandchildren Erin Furnia (Jon), Beth Fortson, Christy Payne (Fred), Joey Fortson (Katie), Kylie, Hannah, Rebecca and Dan Mason and William, Matthew and Lizzie Owens; great-great-grandchildren Cole, Blake and JulieAnna Payne, Noah Fortson and Jackson Furnia; and sisters Florence Lumpkin, Blanche Parker and Mary MacLeod.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Linda Ray officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Pallbearers will be Jon Furnia, Daniel Mason, Fred Payne, Joey Fortson, Keith Owens and James Stone.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Baptist Church, 44 Lorenzo Drive, Falmouth, VA 22405; or Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 18580 Partlow Road, Beaverdam, VA 23015.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.