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Funeral services for Bertie Swain Owens 78, Athens have been scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel.
Private burial will follow at Leagueville Cemetery.
Mrs. Owens passed away Wednesday in Athens.
She was born June 30, 1938 in Murchison to the late O.G. and Willie Jo Addkison Swain. She grew up in Brownsboro and moved to Athens as a teenager and has been a resident ever since. She was employed at Stirman Drugstore on the square for many years.
She was preceded in death by 2 husbands, 1 brother and 1 sister.
Survivors include her son; Jeff Owens, Athens, sister; Jo Ann Thomas and husband Larry, Athens, brother; Richard Swain, Sugarland, 5 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 1-2 P.M. prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.
If you would like to leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family you may do so at www.carroll-lehr.com.
Published on July 14, 2016
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