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Winfred Hoyle Owens

December 29, 2019

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Winfred Hoyle Owens, age 87, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills.

He was the son of the late Reverend Robert Hoyle Owens and the late Eva Pittman Owens. Winfred was a native of Rutherford County and a member of West Memorial Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and he was also the chairman of Deacons. He served in the Navy for four years in Texas. In addition to his parents, Winfred was preceded in death by all three of his sisters: Betty Wiles, Bobbie Freeman and Peggy Joyce Owens.  

He is survived by his wife of 63 years: Joyce White Owens. 

One Daughter: 
Lisa Ann Owens

One Son: 
Steve Hoyle Owens and his wife Gina.

Three Grandchildren
Brandon Burgess, Josh Burgess and Alexia Owens

One Great-Grandchild
Raegan Burgess

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at McMahan's Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel at 12:00 PM, Wednesday, January 1, 2020 with Reverend Alan Beane and Reverend Mike Snelgrove officiating. Interment will be at Eternal Hills Memorial Park following the service with Military Honors provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills; P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043. 
An online guest register is available at McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements. 

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January 1, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139

Funeral Service
January 1, 2020

12:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Interment following funeral service
January 1, 2020

Eternal Hills Memorial Park
1565 Oakland Rd
Forest City, NC 28043


Hospice of the Carolina Foothills
PO Box 336, Forest City NC

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