May 4, 2019
Virginia Owen STARKVILLE — Virginia Fay Owen, 86, died May 4, 2019, at the Carrington Nursing Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Fellowship Baptist Church with Dickie Bryan officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church. Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Owen was born Dec. 11, 1932, in Cranston, Kentucky, to the late H. Lee Reed and Eulah Reed. She was formerly owner of Act Two Resale Shop in Starkville and employed as an administrative secretary to Sonny Kelly at the Oktibbeha County Hospital. She was a charter member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Owen of Starkville; sons, Robert Owen of Starkville and Tony Owen of Louisville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be John Lee, Mark Hatcher, Blair McKinley, Jimmy Bonner, Dwight Reeves and Ronnie Engelmann.