Dolly Childress Owen
Dolly Childress Owen, 69, of Lynchburg, wife of Tommy D. Owen, passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at her home.
She was born in Lynchburg, on December 7, 1951, daughter of the late James E. Childress and Bessie C. Childress. In addition to her parents, a son, John Lewis Painter, III, preceded her in death, as well as a brother, Mark Childress and a sister, Juanita Goldstein.
Dolly was a member of Jubilee Baptist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir and sewing.
In addition to her husband, Tommy, she is survived by a daughter, Joanie P. Rankins (Harry); four brothers, Jim Childress (Charlotte), Wayne Childress (Margo), Roger Childress (Mary), and Ken Childress (Peggy); a sister, Diana Massie, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2021, at Jubilee Baptist Church.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittentimberlake.com
Whitten Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Timberlake Chapel, is serving the family.
Published by The News & Advance on Jul. 18, 2021.