Rosa Lee Owens, 97, Died Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
She was born November 28, 1921 in Shelby, NC a daughter of the late James and Lilly Love Smith.
Rosa enjoyed spending time with her family and working in her yard. Her love for flowers and her lawn were almost as much as she loved God. She was a strong and faithful Christian. She enjoyed traveling with her church family when able and attended Sunday school. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Myrtle Beach SC. She enjoyed spending time in North Carolina with her family and being with her grandchildren. She was devoted mother, sister and grandmother to her family. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Gerri Armstrong.
Survivors include: one son, Michael Owens of Myrtle Beach, SC; one daughter, Jan O Benton of Myrtle Beach, SC; two sisters, Kay Furr of Kings Mountain NC, and Doris Murray of Shelby, NC; seven grandchildren, Jimmie and Bobby Armstrong (Debra), Sandy Long, Brandon Mishoe, Andrea Benton, Joanna Babbitt (Zach), and Michael Owens; nine great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Shane Armstrong, Crystal Dix (Matt), Tyler Long, Preston and William Mishoe, Owen and Madilynn Babbitt, and Rhyan Knowles, and five great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10:00am at McMillian-Small Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Ocean Woods Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at McMillian-Small Funeral Home.