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Willie Franklin Owens

Willie F. Owens went from labor to reward in the late hours of June 18th, 2022.
Willie was born on March 24th, 1942 to the late Georgia Mae and James Owens and accepted Christ at an early age.

Willie was educated in Chesapeake public schools and graduated from George Washington Carver High School shortly afterwards Willie went on to serve his country in the U.S. Military.

After serving nearly 5 years Willie was honorably discharged from his military career and began to work for the U.S. Postal Department where he served until his retirement.

At the time of his passing Willie was a member of St. John A.M.E Church and continued to attend until his health declined, he was also a member of the Pastors Aide, Men Ministry, andUsher Board.

Left to cherish Willie is his daughter Tonya Owens, four brothers Alvin Owens (Polly) Roland Owens (Emma) Joseph Owens and Gary Owens; Grandchildren Christian Owens, Terell Owens, and Amaya Dent; Stepchildren Linda Cooper, Renee Morning, Gary Stevenson, Tony Stevenson, Rhonda McElrath, and Wanda Stevenson; and a special and devoted niece Stephanie Scott; and a host of nieces, nephews, grandkids, great grandkids, cousins, and friends.

In addition to his parents he will be greeted by the love of his life Essie Mae Stevenson, sister Eranina Scott, Helen Owens, Joyce Faircloth, and brothers George Owens, David Owens, and Charles Owens.

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Tonya We Extend our Deepest Sympathy to You and Your Family.On the Passing Of Your Father.To God be the Glory. God Bless You all.Rest In Peace.

Darryl,Karen,Juanita,Warren Owens and Fredia Burney Jul 1 2022 5:06 PM

"My deepest symathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues on the passing of the beloved Willie. He is sorely missed."

Lamont Simmons Jun 29 2022 8:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Willie Owens

Veronica Forte Jun 29 2022 6:44 PM

Heartfelt condolences to the family. May the precious memories give you comfort.

Nelson & Earlean White Jun 29 2022 5:47 PM

Tonya I Am So Sorry To Hear About The Passing Of Your Dad He Is In God’s Care Now Sending My Prayers and Condolences To You and Your Family. I Love You and you Are In My Prayers

Linda Gilmore Jun 29 2022 4:57 PM