Jewelle M. Owens, 74, of Zirconia, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Pardee Hospital following an extended illness. She was a native of Henderson County and had resided within the county her entire life. She was a daughter of the late Cranford and Clara Camp Owens. She was also preceded in death by her fiancÈ, Coy Baucom; sister, Frankie Goins; three brothers, Billy, Donald ìBudî, and Carl Owens.
Jewelle was a lifelong member of Tuxedo Baptist Church, and had worked for many years at JP Stevens. She loved her church family and the Tuxedo community, and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her sisters, Jean Fisher and Jane McMinn both of Hendersonville; two sisters-in-law, Ruby Owens and Janice Owens both of Tuxedo; 15 nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Tuxedo First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mikell Bennett officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.