January 17, 1994
ANGLE B. OWENS JR.
HAMPTON – Angle B. Owens Jr., 71, died Friday, Jan. 14.
Mr. Owens was a native of Wilmington, N.C., and Peninsula resident for 45 years.
He retired in 1988 as a supervisor of buildings and grounds after 40 years with Hampton University.
He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Newport News, where he served as president of the Men’s Club. He was also president of The Quarter Century Club of Hampton University and a member of Eastern Star Lodge 13 P.H.A.
He was a graduate of Hampton Institute and Purdue University.
Survived by his wife, Mattie B. Owens; a daughter, Rosilyn Dodson of Hampton; five sisters, Carolyn Holmes of Hampton, Joanna Lewis, Bettye Camm and Judith Poindextor, all of Philadelphia, and Janet La Flore of Mobile, Ala.; two brothers, Paul A. Owens and Warren D. Owens, both of Hampton; and one grandchild.
Viewing from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Cooke Brothers Funeral Chapel. A wake will follow from 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral at noon Wednesday at Hampton University Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Preston T. Hayes. Burial in Hampton University Cemetery. The body will be placed in the chapel at 10 a.m.