Funeral Service Held Saturday For Dorothea Owen, 81

Published 12:09 pm Wednesday, August 11, 2010

GREEN BAY, Jan. 5 – Dorothea Dishman Owen, 81, of Green Bay passed away Wednesday evening, December 30, 2009 in Farmville. She was born March 17, 1928 in West Virginia, the daughter of the late John D. and Arah Easterday Dishman. She was the widow of Thomas Venable Owen Jr.

She was a member of the Farmville Women's Club, a former elder at College Church and worked at Southern States, Bank of America and BB&T.

She is survived by her daughters, Sally O. Reed of Farmville, Mary O. Perini and husband, Tony of Farmville and Susan O. Clark and husband, David of Midlothian; and four grandchildren, Tiffany Adkins, Todd and Megan Buchanan and Carson Clark. She was preceded in death by her twin brother, John Donald Dishman.

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A funeral service was held January 2 at College Church in Hampden-Sydney with interment in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to College Church, American Heart Association, American Lung Association or to Meherrin Fire and Rescue Department.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, was in charge of arrangements.