James D. Owens

[ From a newspaper clipping, without portrait, found in the Snyder family Bible: ]

James D. Owens

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday for James Diggs Owens, 80, of Shiloh, who died Wednesday at Mary Washington Hospital after a lingering illness.

A native and lifelong resident of King George County, he was a member of the King George Ruritan Club, the Shiloh Lodge No. 77, I.O.O.F., and the Shiloh Baptist Church for 67 years.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. M. Vera Owens; four sons, James D. Owens Jr., of Alexandria, J. Stanley Owens, of Colonial Beach, R. Buckner Owens, of Chappaqua, N. Y., and S. Uberta Owens, of Silver Spring, Md.; and one sister, Miss Lucy G. Owens, of King George.

The service at Shiloh Baptist Church will be conducted by the Rev. John B. Hodge, former pastor of the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The body will remain at the Nash-Slaw Funeral Home at Ninde until 1:30 p.m. Saturday.


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