Martha Owens

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 5, 2010

Funeral service for Martha Owens, age 71, of Rainsville, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2010, at Broadway Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Kirk Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2010, at Broadway Baptist Church. Mrs. Owens will also have a visitation from 6-7 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2010, at First Baptist Church of Columbiana with a service to follow at 7 p.m.
Mrs. Owens was a wonderful business teacher who taught for over 37 years. Nothing gave her greater joy than to see her students succeed. She is survived by one daughter, Angela Gilbreath Treadaway (DeWayne) of Columbiana and two step children, Carol Owens of Myrtle Beach N.C. and Brian Owens of Fyffe. She is also survived by a brother, Vercie Gravitt and sister-in-law, Irma Gravitt of Crossville and her father,William Gravitt who is 99 years of age in a Nursing Home in Crossville. She is also survived by one grandson, Zachary Treadaway.
She loved her church and being in the choir at Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville. She also loved First Baptist Church Columbiana where she attended while visiting her daughter in Columbiana. She passed away after a year-long battle with cancer.
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