HARLEM, Ga. - Mrs. Thelma Washington Owens, 86, wife of the late V.J. Owens, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2011 at the Thomson Health Care Home, Thomson, Ga. Funeral services will be held 2:00pm, Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at Silver Run Baptist Church with the Reverend Jerry Pitman officiating. Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown. Visitation will be from 7 to 9PM, Monday, October 24, 2011 at Starling Funeral Home, Hwy 78, Harlem, GA. Please visit www.starling funeralhome.com to sign online guestbook.