February 26, 1991
JAMES R. OWEN
SMITHFIELD – James Ralph Owen, 78, died Sunday, Feb. 24, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Owen was a native of Halifax County and had been a Peninsula area resident for 60 years.
He was retired from Hockaday Auto Sales. He was a member of First Baptist Church and Bacon Castle Hunt Club.
Survivors include three sisters, Minnie Jester and Grace Snead of Newport News, and Ann Nieman of Huston, Texas; and a brother, Joseph Owen of Newport News.
The body has been cremated.
Riverside Funeral Home, Newport News, is in charge.