Let the memory of Emmitt be with us forever
  • 59 years old
  • Born on April 7, 1952 .
  • Passed away on October 24, 2011 .

Emmitt Owens was born April 7, 1952 to the late Hattie and Alvin Owens. Emmitt departed life on Monday, October 24, 2011.

At an early age Emmitt was baptized at Mount Venus Baptist Church.

As a young adult Emmitt served in the United States Army.

Emmitt is survived by his wife of thirty-one years, Mrs. Sandra Owens of Woodbury, GA; one daughter, Devandra Marshall of Cleveland, OH; son, Rayshawn Marshall of Woodbury, GA; three grandchildren; five great grandchildren; eight siblings, Sally Parks of Griffin, GA, Alma Brown of College Park, GA, Hazel Haynes (Frank) of Woodbury, GA, Gloria Weaver (Johnny) of Woodbury, GA, Gwendolyn Dobbs (Jerome) of Aurora, IL, Reba Reeves (Willie) of Alvaton, GA, Curtis Owens (Cynthia) of Woodbury, GA, Tracy Jenkins (Stephanie) or Woodbury, GA, Christopher Clark of Molena, GA, and Angel Moore of Florida; Brothers and Sisters-in-law, Ned Snelson of Homestead, FL, Willie Mae Geddis of Lake Hamilton, FL, Linda Snelson of Woodbury, GA, Andy Snelson of Woodbury, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Preceded him in death: Alvin Owens, Jr., William Owens (Inez), Alvadean Oglesby (Lang).

Professional services provided by Sewell Funeral Homes. http://www.sewellfuneralhomes.com
 

Posted by Jessica Owens on 24th October 2018
Rest on my love! I check on Toot all the time and she is doing just fine. I will make sure I check on her today as well! She misses you like crazy and so does your brother
Posted by Jessica Owens on 1st December 2016
RIP Uncle Emmitt! We all miss you a lot. I know my dad misses you more than anything in the world. He lost his best friend when he lost you and that makes me sad. You never got to meet my son. And Carvis has a daughter now! I just miss your laugh and allllll of your crazy jokes. I most of all miss seeing how much my dad loved and admired you! Rest on Unc! We will love you forever!

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