Madielene Patricia (Ross) Owenby(1932 - 2013)

LINCOLNTON - Madielene Patricia Ross Owenby, 80, of 111 Starlight Drive, Lincolnton, died Friday, April 5, 2013.

A graveside service will be noon Monday, April 8, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia with the Rev. Tim Goates officiating.

The family will receive friends from 3- 5 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton.

Mrs. Owenby was born on May 19, 1932, in Cherokee County, and was the daughter of the late Virgil Ross and Grace Goree Morris. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Shellie Parton; and one sister, Betty Self. Mrs. Owenby was retired from the textile industry.

She is survived by her husband, Dan Owenby, of Charlotte; three daughters, Deborah Stouffe,r of Lincolnton, Janice Armstrong, of Belmont, and Judy Ware, of Bessemer City; two sisters, Helen Dietz, of Hayesville, and Jo Ann Hackler, of Cherryville; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; and a special niece, Mary Reynolds of Charleston, S.C.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.

Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Owenby family.

Published in Gaston Gazette from Apr. 6 to Apr. 8, 2013