Kathleen Duncan Owens CHARLOTTE - Kathleen Duncan Owens, 90, of Charlotte, NC died November 12, 2013. She was born in what she referred to as the "quaint village" of Roaring River in Wilkes County, NC, daughter of the late C.C. Duncan and Duralde Greene Duncan. Mrs. Owens graduated from Salem College and received her masters degree from Winthrop University. She taught for several years at Eastover School and later taught pre-school at St. John's Baptist Church where she was a member. She was also a member of the Workers Sunday School Class at St. John's. Mrs. Owens is survived by twin sons, Charles Duncan Owens and John Duncan Owens, both of Charlotte, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Owens in 2004. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013 in the Chapel of St. John's Baptist Church with the Revenend Martha Kearse officiating. Interment will be in the Moravian Falls Cemetery in Moravian Falls, NC. The family will receive friends at the church following the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. John's Baptist Church, 300 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204 or to the Ebenezer Christian Children's Home, PO Box 2777, North Wilkesboro NC 28659. Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service; please share condolences online at www.hankinswhittington.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Nov. 13, 2013