Obit: Wanda Owens

Obit: Wanda Owens

July 16th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Georgia

ROSSVILLE Wanda R. Owens, 75, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 at a local hospital. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and Rossville area where she was a 1956 graduate of Rossville High School. She was an active member of the Brainerd Baptist Church and retired in 1970 from the American National Bank. Her passions in life were God, church, family/grandchildren, working in her vegetable garden, being with friends, and helping others.She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Owens; parents, Howard and Irene Roszell; and brother, Red Roszell.Survivors include her children, Tony (Laura) Owens, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Dr. Edward (Mishelle) Owens, of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Gerald (Betty) Roszell, of Rossville, Ga.; sister, Sandra (Jerry) McDaniel, of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Connor, Carly, Quinn, and Sage Owens; and several nieces and nephews.Contributions may be made to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank at 2009 Curtain Pole Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37406.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held Thursday July 18, at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel.Interment will follow in the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery on Lookout Mountain.The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.