August 21, 1918 - September 29, 2016
Mrs. Christine Owens Bishop, age 98 of Cedartown passed away Thursday morning, September 29, 2016. Mrs. Bishop was born August 21, 1918 in Aragon, daughter of the late David Franklin Owens and the late Tempie Sevelle Deems Owens. She grew up and lived her younger life in Polk County, moving to Texas in 1940 and then lived for a time in South Carolina before returning home to Polk County to live her final years. Mrs. Bishop was a member of the Central Baptist Church of Darlington, South Carolina and a retired bookkeeper. She enjoyed cooking, had a great love for family and a very strong Christian faith. She was one of ten siblings having been preceded in death by two sisters, Lois Owens and Margie O. Holbrooks; and four brothers, Roy Owens, Darnell Owens, Kelly Owens and J. W. Owens, Sr. Survivors include two sisters, Annie Magdaline “Maggie” Purser Garner of Marietta and Wilma Jean Edwards of Dallas; brother, Burton Wayne Owens, Sr. of Florence, South Carolina; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services for Mrs. Bishop will be held on Saturday, October 1st at 5:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Robinson officiating. Eulogies will be given by Mr. Derrick Owens and Mr. Burton Owens, Jr. Interment services will follow in the family lot of the Bethlehem Cemetery, Yarbrough Road, Aragon. The following nephews will serve as pallbearers: Dave Owens, Drew Owens, Patrick Carter, Heath Owens, Monte Owens, Shad Laurich, Dane Edwards and Blake Edwards. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday prior to the service between the hours of 3:00 and 4:30 p.m. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services for Mrs. Christine Owens Bishop.
Mrs. Christine Owens Bishop, age 98 of Cedartown passed away Thursday morning, September 29, 2016. Mrs. Bishop was born August 21, 1918 in Aragon, daughter of the late David Franklin Owens and the late Tempie Sevelle Deems Owens. She grew up... View Obituary & Service Information
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