2019-01-09 / Obituaries

Essie Lee Nevils Owens

Millen, Ga.–Mrs. Essie Lee Nevils Owens, 83, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018 at her residence.

Born in Barnwell County, S.C., she was a retired care giver and member of Faith Christian Fellowship Church.

Mrs. Owens was also an emeritus member of both the Sardis and Edith Cavelle Chapters Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Lee Owens; eldest daughter, Lois V. Owens; sister, Annie L. Nevils; and brother, Barney Nevils.

Visitation was at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the funeral home, with the memorial service following at 2:00 p.m. with Eastern Star rites.

Survivors include her two daughters, Carolyn Owens of Gracewood and Johnnie O. Griffin of Millen; a grandson, Chris Griffin (Holley) of Sardis; 3 great grandsons, Dylon, Dalton, and Dawson of Sardis; a brother, Fred C. Nevils of Brazil, IN; and many special friends.

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home of Millen.

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