Granny Carrie of Dublin went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 25, 2009. She was 96 years old. She was preceded in death by two husbands, George W. Owens and Byird F. Robertson, her children, George "Mitchell" Owens, William H. Owens, Jerry D. Owens, Sr., and Ronald W. Owens and one grandson, George Ellis Owens. Carrie was saved in 1927 and attended the New River Valley Baptist Church in Pulaski. Surviving are 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 23 great-great-grandchildren, and three daughters-in-law Dolly Owens, Draper; Irene Smith, Hardy and Dottie Dillon, Roanoke.
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 28 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. from Stevens Funeral Home. Services will be Sunday March 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the New River Valley Baptist Church, Pulaski with Pastor Jeff Aikens officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.