Ernest Owens, 79, of Fremont, died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at his home.
He was born Aug. 30, 1934, in Haysi, Virginia, to Arvil and Alta (Viers) Owens. He married Floria (Raines) Owens Dec. 27, 1952, in Clintwood, Virginia.
He is survived by his wife; one son, Danny Perkins of Fremont; three daughters, Lucy (Rick) Zieber of Findlay, Marilyn (Ken) Hughes of Fremont and Gail Myers of West Mansfield; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Lorene Elswick of Fremont, Philadene Deel of Haysi, Virginia, and Wanda "Janice" Lauer of Fremont.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Loretta; daughter-in-law, Linda; sister, Vivian "Imogene" Clymer; and two nephews.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Foos Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 504 E. McPherson Highway, Clyde.
His funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at Little Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church, SR 228, Green Springs. Burial will follow at Butternut Ridge Cemetery, Clyde. Additional visitation will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday until 1 p.m. Friday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Little Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church.