Emmitt Owens
  • 59 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 7, 1952
  • Date of passing: Oct 24, 2011
Let the memory of Emmitt be with us forever

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

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added 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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