Dies March 6, 2020
Mr. Kelly Devon Owens, 83, Rome, died on Friday in a local hospital.
Mr. Owens was born in Chattooga County on May 17, 1936, son of the late William Leonard Owens and the late Bertha Caldwell Owens. He was a graduate of Summerville High School and was a member of New Armuchee Baptist Church. Mr. Owens was a former employee of the Lindale Mill, serving there for 10 years, and later was employed at General Electric for 31 years. Mr. Owens loved playing golf with his buddies and spending time at the farm where he grew up on Little Sand Mountain.
In addition to his parents, his two brothers, Ray Owens and DeForest (Pete) Owens died earlier.
Surviving are his wife, Frances Floyd Owens, to whom he was married for 64 years; his daughter, Janet Holsomback (Eddy), Armuchee; granddaughter, Megan Lovell (Adam); grandson, Eric Holsomback (Kayla); great-grandson Rhett Lovell and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held on Monday in the Chapel at Henderson and Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel. The Rev. Dr. David Howard officiated. Interment followed in Floyd Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers were Claude Kail, Robert Shiflett, Dan Owens, Max Floyd, Kenn Griffith, and Phil Clay.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, had charge of the funeral arrangements.