OWENS, Hilda Hyman, 11/13/1918 - 9/17/2012. Hilda Owens was born in Halifax County, NC, the youngest of four children. She resided in Fountain, NC with her predeceased husband, Ben Owens, Jr. After losing her husband, she came to live with her great-niece, Anita, in Tucson, AZ for nearly 25 years. She loved cooking, visiting with her friends while playing cards or going to a casino where she always seemed to win. She attended El Camino Baptist Church for years. She is survived by three grandchildren, Bill Owens (Wilmington, NC), Rick Owens (Greenville, NC), and Melody Blanchard (Greenville, NC). Her Tucson family of Anita, Bill, Amanda, Scott and Helen Jones will miss her. A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 21, 20102 in Fountain, NC. Her wishes were to be buried alongside her husband. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Emmanuel III Care Home to assist other residents will be accepted at 6938 E. Calle Jupiter, Tucson, AZ 85710 c/o Angeluo Tirambulo. Arrangements by Farmville Funeral Home, Inc.
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 20, 2012