Tuesday, 01 March 2022 10:03

Thelma Spain Owen

Thelma Spain Owen, 88, of Dinwiddie, went home to be with the Lord on February 28, 2022, at the Bon Secours Community Hospice House with her family by her side.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul Spain and Josie Schmidt Spain; brothers, Edward Spain and Roy Spain; sister, Myrtle Crawford, and daughter-in-law, Cathy Pratt Owen. Those that were privileged enough to know her knew that she was the sweetest soul you would ever meet. She had a heart of gold and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and cousin. She devoted her life to taking care of her family and loved the Lord. She spent many days working in her flowers and took pride in their beauty She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Tommie Owen, Sr.; her children, Tommie Owen, Jr. (Joan), Marvin Owen (Debbie), John Owen (Cathy), and Amy Owen Marker (Gary); brother, Horace Spain; sister, Sallie Spain Wright, 11 grandchildren, Sunny (Scott), Melissa (Will), Jared (Emily), Chad (Sabine), Scott (Elizabeth), Jamie (Jen), Madelyne (Josh), Andrew, Kendal (Lane), Kassidy, and Palyn, 14 great-grandchildren, Charles, Dixie, Ethan, Brady, Dallas, Colin, Simon, Gabriel, Michael, Christopher, Judah, Elizabeth, Brantley, Casey, and baby Owen on the way. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2022 at Smyrna Baptist Church in Dinwiddie with Pastor Robert Rowland officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery, Church Road, VA. The family will receive friends before the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bon Secours Hospice House at communityhospicehouse.com and Crater Community Hospice at cratercommunityhospice.org. Arrangements are by Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Lawrenceville, VA. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.
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  • Comment Link Terri Spain Friday, 04 March 2022 10:33 posted by Terri Spain

    I was sorry to hear of Aunt Thelma's passing but happy to know she is no longer in pain. Knowing she is rejoicing with the family gone before her is comforting. I can just imagine the tales being shared!! My prayers are with Uncle Tommie and my cousins. Love y'all !

  • Comment Link Diane Perkinson Edmonds Tuesday, 01 March 2022 20:27 posted by Diane Perkinson Edmonds

    I am so sorry for y’all’s loss. She was a very sweet lady .

  • Comment Link Jared L. Owen Tuesday, 01 March 2022 16:14 posted by Jared L. Owen

    She was the nicest and sweetest woman I have have ever known. I miss her delicious food, picking butter beans and feeding the cats, dogs, and geese with her! I miss how she would always give us hugs and kisses and the last words I spoke to her she blew me a kiss. She’s in Heaven right now looking down on us and has no more pain.

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