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Barbara Ann (Stokes) Owens

September 13, 1946 ~ September 30, 2019 (age 73)


September 13,1946 - September 30, 2019

Barbara Ann Stokes Owens, 73, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019.

Barbara Ann Owens was born on September 13, 1946, to  Russell Harris and Irene Stokes in Delaware.

Barbara received her formal education at Barringer High School in Newark, New Jersey.  She furthered her education at Essex County College in Newark, NJ.

Barbara accepted Christ at Word Tabernacle Church at an early age.

In 1974, Barbara Stokes was united in holy  matrimony with Barry Owens. Their union was blessed with 2 children.

Barbara cared about others more than she did herself. She was a natural caregiver. Barbara was employed by Mountainside Hospital as a Certified Nursing Assistant for over 35 years.  She met many people and touched the lives of so many through her professional life and her personal life.

Barbara Ann Owens departed this life on September 30, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Barry Owens; mother, Irene Stokes; father, Russell Harris; sister, Alma Stokes; and brother, William Stokes.

She leaves to cherish her memory, sons, Derium Owens and Rahson Owens; daughter-in-law, Patricia Owens; grandchildren, Cory Ford, Eric Ford, Stephon Ford Owens, Carolina Nicole Ford, Brandon Ford Owens, Nichelle Ford Owens, Sara Ford Owens, Kayla Aniyah Owens, and Jalon J. Carrington; niece, Marsha McClamb and a host of loving cousins and dear friends.

A service to Celebrate the Life of Ms. Owens will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Boston's Mortuary 4300 Statesville Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28269.  The visitation will begin at 12:00 PM and the funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM.  Interment immediately following service at Beatties Ford Memorial Gardens 11201 Beatties Ford Road Huntersville, North Carolina 28078. 

The Owens Family have entrusted arrangements to Boston's Mortuary.

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