The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

April 19, 2013



Pine — PINETOPS — Robert Melton Owens, 62, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 16, 2013. A graveside service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at Pineview Cemetery, Pinetops.

Melton was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond M. and Irene Griffin Owens, a brother, Benjamin Riley Owens, and great-niece, Caroline Rose Proctor.

His loving family that survives him includes his brother, John Raymond Owens of Pinetops; four sisters, Jean Rose Owens Thorpe of Elm City, Linda Faye Owens of Pinetops, Carolyn Owens Reason & husband, Jimmy of Sharpsburg, and Lois Owens Vick of Pinetops.

He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and extended family members.

Friends are invited to visit the family 12:00pm – 6:00pm, Saturday, April 20 at the home of Lois Vick, 1902 NC 111 S., Pinetops.

Online condolences may be made at  HYPERLINK "" Services are provided by Melanie Little, Funeral Service Licensee, Macclesfield.