Originally created 11/30/03

Mrs. Christine Owen (AIKEN, S.C.)



AIKEN, S.C. - Mrs. Christine Hardison Owen, 82, widow of Gerald L. Owen, Sr., died Friday, November 28, 2003 at Carriage Hills Plantation. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 30, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church, Clearwater, SC, with The Rev.s Bill Reese and John George and Mr. Jerome Berendsen officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. A native of Cleaton, Ky., Mrs. Owen was a daughter of the late Rufus K. and Dora Wagoner Hardison. She had lived in Aiken since 1952 and was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church and the Joy Sunday School Class. She taught Sunday School for many years and also worked in the church nursery. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gerald L. and Owen, Jr., Aiken; a daughter, Dottie Plummer, Woodstock, Ga.; two sisters, Dot Pittman, Madison, Tenn., Allie Weisner, Madison, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Gerry (Daphne) Owen, Randy (Cathy) Owen, Christy Peters, Dawn (Brad) Smith and four great-grandchildren, Logan Owen, Sean Smith, Rebecca Peters, Kenny Peters and Jonathon Plummer. Honorary pallbearers will be member of the Joy Sunday School Class. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association or Lakeside Baptist Church. Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home, 715 East Pine Log Rd., Aiken, S.C. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle November 30, 2003