Lois T. Owens

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 14, 2007

SUFFOLK-Lois Ann Turner Owens, 58, died June 10, 2007.

A native of Suffolk, she was the daughter of the late Melvin Harvey Turner and Evelyn Lois Faison Turner Benton and was also predeceased by a sister, Betty Jean Moorefield.

She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, the Hope Sunday school class where she served as secretary-treasurer, member of the Winnie Rountree Circle of WMU where she served as co-chairman and a member of the hospitality committee.

Mrs. Owens devoted many volunteer hours to her work with the Suffolk Meals on Wheels and was a World Vision sponsor to a girl in Indonesia.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Carlton Wayne &uot;Corkey&uot; Owens Sr.; a daughter, Crystal Frankart and her husband Paul of Midlothian; a son, Carlton Wayne Owens Jr. and wife Jeni of Franklin; grandchildren, Nicole and Erica Owens, Trey Frankart and a stepgranddaughter, Brienne Frankart; sisters, Kathy I. Turner of Suffolk, Brenda Faye and Bill Kizer of Suffolk and Sandra B. and Paul Heeren of Sedley; brothers, Melvin H. and Linda Turner of Fairhope, Ala., and Milton D. and Amy Benton of Suffolk.

A funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home with the Revs. Jim George and Doug Gibson officiating.


will follow the service at Nansemond-Suffolk Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church Building Fund, 1637 Holland Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may also be registered at www.parrfuneralhome.com.