Bertha Day Owens


Bertha Day Owens, 87, of Roxboro, died Sunday, July 25, 2021 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late John Robert Day and Gara Lillian Ellis Day. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, William Marvin Owens; three brothers: Phillip Day, Durrell Day and John Day; five sisters: Alice Day, Mollie Bet Pulliam, Lillian Ann Painter, Polly Easter Puett and Sally Jane Guill.

Mrs. Owens was a charter member of Timberlake Baptist Church. She loved her church and church family. Mrs. Owens loved her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed making quilts for her family.

Surviving are her children: William Floyd Owens and wife, Carol and Brenda Gail Harris and husband, Roger all of Roxboro; three grandchildren: Sandi Meachum (Kenny), Robyn Harris-Morton (Kendal) and Michelle Crabtree (Carl); eleven great-grandchildren: Dale Meachum, Will Meachum, Megan Meachum, Melissa Meachum, Brandon Meachum, Morgan Meachum, Madison Morton, Zalie Morton, Sheyenne Morton, Allison Crabtree and Gracie Crabtree.

Visitation will be held at the home on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (1423 Lucy Garrett Road, Roxboro, NC 27574).

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at the  John Day Cemetery with the Pastor Scott Day and the Rev. Jimmy Pulliam officiating.

Memorials may be made to Timberlake Baptist Church, 3035 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road, Timberlake, NC 27583.

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