Barbara Jean Owens, 65, of Chickamauga passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Barbara was a native of Scottsboro, AL and lived most of her life in the North Georgia area where she was a 1970/71 graduate of Rossville High School. Barbara worked for over 30 years at Synthetic Industries, retiring in the early 2000’s. She loved her children, her grandchildren, her dog, “Lady Bug”, and her grand dogs, Dixie Jean, Bella Blue, Lucky Thomas, and Lucy.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Owens; parents, Fred and Mary Sue Evans; and sister, Rita Faye Ward.
Survivors include her children, Brian (Kari) Owens of Ringgold and Tonya “Missie Blue” Owens (Michael Barbare) of Chickamauga; sisters, Debbie Williams, Brenda Evans, and Gaynelle Evans; brother, Jimmy Evans; five grandchildren, Clayton Owens, Wheeler Owens, Thomas Owens, Eli and Max Owens; and several nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.
Private family graveside service will be held at a later date at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 25th from 4-8p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge,