Helen Owens

Helen Arbutus Owens

Thursday, April 10th, 1941 - Sunday, February 7th, 2021
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HAYSI, VA – Helen Arbutus Owens, age 79 of Laurel Branch Road, Haysi, VA passed away Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN. She was the daughter of the late John and Bertha Arrington Owens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers Don Owens and Ralph Owens. She was the owner and operator of JDM Deli Marts and was a member of Frying Pan Independent Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Denechia (Keith) Edwards, Haysi, VA, two sons, Joey (Diana Stapleton) Owens, Haysi, VA and Mickey (Amy) Owens, Haysi, VA., sister, Wilma (Mike) Fuller, and three brothers, Eddie (Ann) Owens, Jerry (Doris) Owens and Gary Owens. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, Krista (Chris) Anderson, Tabitha (Kevin) Stanley, Cody Edwards, Andy (Erin) Edwards, Brittney (Mark) Blankenship, Toby Edwards, Maggie (Ryan) Mullins, Austin Owens, Gavin Owens and Zoe Owens, seven great grandchildren, Caden Anderson, Parker Anderson, Sophie Anderson, Collin Stanley, Lucas Blankenship, Isaiah Blankenship and Enslee Blankenship.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 11, 2021 at
11:00 a.m. at Splashdam Freewill Baptist Church with Paul Rose officiating. Burial will follow at Arrington Cemetery, Laurel Branch. Pallbearers will be Cody Edwards, Toby Edwards, Andy Edwards, Gavin Owens, Austin Owens, Ryan Mullins, Mark Blankenship and Chris Anderson. honorary Pallbearer will be Kevin Stanley.

A Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2021 after 4:30 P.M. with a song service to follow at 7 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral@yahoo.com.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 | 4:30pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 4:30pm - 7:00pm
    Splashdam Freewill Baptist Church
  • Service

    Thursday, February 11th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Thursday, February 11th, 2021 11:00am
    Splashdam Freewill Baptist Church
    Paul Rose


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Posted at 07:46pm
To the Family, I am so, so sorry to hear of the Loss of Helen. She was such a beautiful lady. Just very kind and friendly to all.. she will definitely be missed by all who knew her.. and she will be greatly missed by her faithful customers, who considered her family.. to Mick and Joey, you guys are very dear to me and my family.. just know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.
With deepest Sympathy, Traci, Richard, and Billy

Ronald L. Counts

Posted at 06:23pm
To Mick and Joey. So sorry to hear of the loss of you mother. May the Lord of all mercy bless you to go on without her. May the memories you have of Helen be a source of comfort in the years to come.

michael kindred Ratliff

Posted at 07:39pm
Our deepest sympathies to the family of Helen, she was a wonderful and friendly person and will be missed by all who knew her.
Mike & Carolyn Ratliff

Sierra Turner

Posted at 08:28am
My deepest condolences to this sweet family and my dear friend Maggie.
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Teresa Worley

Posted at 09:47pm
Loved this lady. Helen was a amazing person, i will never forget her. Heaven gained a beautiful angel.
Teresa Geary Worley

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