Lena S. Owens

Published 2:30 am Sunday, February 8, 2009

By Staff
Mrs. Lena Sessoms Owens, age 89, of 135 Smithwick Lane, Grifton, formerly of Fountain, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
Born in Pitt County Aug. 30, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Rufus and Jackie Dunn Seesoms and wife of the late James Thomas Owens, Jr.
A graveside funeral service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Queen Anne Cemetery in Fountain, with the rev. Curtis White officiating.
Mrs. Owens is survived by a son, the rev. James R. Owens Sr.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Family members will greet friends at the graveside and at other times at the home.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.