Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Holcomb Cemetery for Mrs. Opal Harris Owens, 89, of Vicksburg, who died on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at her residence. The Rev. Kevin Tribble officiated.
Opal was born on Jan. 24, 1932, in Houston. She owned and operated Opal’s Boutique in Grenada for many years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed reading the Bible, tending to her yard and traveling. She also enjoyed relaxing at home with a good cup of coffee and watching Westerns on TV. Her greatest joy was found spending time with her family. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother and her kind, generous and humble spirit will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Her parents; husbands, Wilton Arthur Owens and Sonny Hutchison; son, William Gaylon Owens, and five siblings, preceded Opal in death.
Survivors include, her daughter, Lynn Leflore (Jeff Gann) of Vicksburg; brother, the Rev. Jay Harris (Jane) of St. Louis, Mo.; grandsons, Michael Owen Leflore of Los Angeles, Calif., William Gaylon “Bill” Owens II (Stephanie) of Vicksburg and Edward Wilton “Eddie” Owens (Annie) of Midlothian, Va.; three great grandchildren, William Gaylon Owens III (Desiree) of Vicksburg and Alexandra Noel “Alex” Owens and Kathryn Ann Owens, both of Midlothian, Va., and two great-great grandchildren, William Gaylon “Wheeler” Owens IV and Benton Gage “Repo” Owens.
Pallbearers were Jeff Gann, Michael Owen Leflore, Eddie Owens, Bill Owens and Gaylon Owens.
Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com
McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada was in charge of arrangements.