Zena Myra Lee Owens, age 90 of Freeport, formerly of Vernon, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 in Destin. Zena was born Sept. 18, 1923 in Vernon to the late Raymond Lee and Nellie (Everitt) McKeithen. She was a lifelong resident of the Vernon area, a homemaker and a member of the New Beginnings Church in Freeport.
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In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Hiram M. Owens and a son, Raymond M. Owens. Survivors include two daughters, Sonya Owens Thomas and husband R.C. of Freeport and Nell Land Robinson and husband Coy of Panama City Beach; grandchildren, Kevin Land, Alecia Land, Tamra Thomas, Keri Talbot, Stacy Owens and Tracy Owens; great grandchildren, Jared Mosher, Dannica Mosher, Jackson Land, Taylor Land, Kayli Talbot and Cam Talbot.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the New Beginning Church in Freeport, with the Rev. Louis Taunton officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to services at the church. Interment followed in Vernon Cemetery in Vernon; at 5 p.m. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at http://www.brownfh.net/.
Brown Funeral Home
1068 Main St.
Chipley, FL 32428
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 11, 2014