Olga Wirt Owens, 91, of 905 Oakhurst Avenue, Pulaski, VA died early Monday morning, December 28, 2009 in the Pulaski Community Hospital. She was born in Virginia on March 3, 1918, and was the daughter of the late James Henry Wirt and Emma Marie Clowers Wirt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy Peyton Owens, three sisters, Juanita W. Cox, Nettie W. Smith, and Alma W. Smith, and by eight brothers, Ray, Ralph, James, W. Otto, A. Boone, Roy, Arthur and Tyler Wirt.
Mrs. Owens was a charter member and oldest member of the Jordan’s Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a Lay Leader and also held several offices. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and a past member of the Pulaski Order of the Eastern Star. She was a retired employee of Flow Labs in Dublin. Surviving are: Daughters & Sons-In-Law – Rhelda O. & Ken McCrary, Pulaski; Royzetta O. & David Akers, Pulaski; Grandchildren – Jenny McCrary, Gulf Breeze, FL; Angie Landreth, Pulaski; Justin and Taylor Akers, Pulaski; Great-Grandchildren-Emily, Lynchburg, Maizy & Molly, Pulaski; Kaya, Radford.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 4:00 PM from the Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Grimm officiating. Visiting will be Wednesday at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until the service hour. Entombment will be Thursday at 10:00 AM, December 31, 2009, in the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Dublin.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes memorials be made to the Jordan’s Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund or to the charity of one’s choice. The family would like to thank special caregiver, Janet Carter.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA.