Originally created 09/18/00

Mrs. Billie Owens



DEARING - Mrs. Billie Wheeler Owens, 65, of Printup Street, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Powell Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in Harlem Memorial Cemetery, Harlem.

Mrs. Owens, a native of McDuffie County, was a homemaker and a member of Old Union Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Mickey Wheeler, Harlem; two daughters, Daisy Ansley, Dearing, and Debra Welch, Harlem; one sisters, Laverne Wolfe, Warrenton; and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Welch, Mike Powell, Michael Welch, Travis Welch, Michael Wheeler Jr. and John Wheeler.

Friends may call at the residence of Daisy Ansley, 3460 Old Augusta Road.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 18, 2000