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Obituary for Myrtle Knight Owen

February 26, 1922 - December 31, 2016
Easley, South Carolina | Age 94


Myrtle K. Owen
Easley, SC

Myrtle Knight Owen, 94, formerly of Hamlin Road and wife of the late James Fleming Owen, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016.

Born in Laurens county, she was a daughter of the late Garvin Duvall Knight and Alice Hewitt Knight.

Mrs. Owen was retired from Michelin Tire and was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Robert C. Owen and John E. Owen (Betty) all of Liberty and Barbara O. Brock (Michael Murphy) of Easley; ten grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and a brother, Bobby R. Knight of Greenville.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by two sons, Dale Anthony Owen and Jerry F. Owen; a grandson, Jonathan Brock; three brothers, Willie, James and Otis Knight; and three sisters, Maggie Lou Brissey, Bertha Lee Davis and Annie Mary Thackston.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, with burial to follow in Memory Gardens in Clemson.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Monday from 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, Cottingham House, 390 Keowee School Road, Seneca, SC 29672.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Condolences may be expressed online by visiting or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.

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Easley, SC 29640
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