Claudine W. Owens

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 30, 2003

Claudine Wright Owens, 84, of 1044 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, in the Chesapeake Home for Adults.

A native of Nansemond County, she was the widow of Henry Edgar Owens Sr., and a daughter of the late George Lemuel Wright and Ida Corbett Wright. She was predeceased by her granddaughter, Jennifer Gray; two brothers, and three sisters.

She had retired as an LPN from Louise Obici Memorial Hospital.

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She was a member of Magnolia United Methodist Church, Savage Bible Class, United Methodist Women, and the Prime Time Singers.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Audrey O. Wells and husband, Daniel, of Smithfield; and Nancy O. Gray and husband, Tom, of Buxton, N.C.; sons and daughters-in-law, H. Edgar Owens Jr. and wife, Nancy; and Roger E. Owens and wife, Gretchen, all of Suffolk; 10 grandcildren, nine great-grandchildren; one sister; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in Sidney F. Harrell Chapel of the Harrell & Hill Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Derflinger officiating. Interment will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Friends may join the family from 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Harrell & Hill Funeral Home, and other times at the home of her son, Edgar Owens Jr., 1532 Wilkins Dr.

Memorial donations may be made to the Magnolia United Methodist Church, Future Expansion Fund, 1764 Wilroy Road, Suffolk, Va. 23434.

Harrrell & Hill Funeral Home is serving the family.