Louise T. Owens, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, in a local healthcare facility.She was a graduate of Southern Missionary College where she received her B.S. degree in nursing. She retired as a registered nurse from Erlanger Hospital. She was a member of Good Friend Baptist Church and Miracle Missionary Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Owens Sr.; parents, William Henry and Mattie Thomas Sr.; brother, William Henry Thomas Jr.; sister, Mildred Thomas.Survivors include her children, Minister Sandra Faye (Rev. James) Wilkes, James L. (Louise Burks) Owens Jr., Deborah Wortham, Gregory (Adrienne) Owens, and Derrick (Sei-Ondra) Owens, all of Chattanooga; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and friends. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel with Minister Sandra Faye Wilkes as the eulogist.Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.