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O.B. Owens, 74, of Hartselle, died June 14, 2013. Funeral service will be today at 2 p.m. at Fairview Church of God in Falkville with Dr. Milan Dekich officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. There will be a visitation from 11 a.m. until service time at the church. There will be a private burial.
Mr. Owens was born to Otto Wille Owens and Bertha Terry Owens on January 14, 1938, in Lawrence County, Alabama. He was a retired football coach, principal and educator. He was currently serving on the Joe Wheeler Board. Mr. Owens was also a Business man, in partnership with Pig Stand BBQ in Hartselle. In lieu of flowers, make donations to Fairview church of God.
Mr. Owens was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Jean Masterson.
He was survived by his wife, Linda Prince Owens of Hartselle; one daughter, Jonna Owens-Lee of Hartselle; two sisters, Barbara Cherilla of Auburn, and Brenda Mutchler of Hatton; one grandchild, Macy Beth-Lee; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be, Jim Grissom, Teddy Owens,
Bob Prince, Wally Pickett, T.C. Cole, Charlie Gover, Greg George, and Brian Willis.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Joe Wheeler Board Members, former football players, and students.
Published in the Decatur Daily on June 17, 2013