Clintwood, VA- John Flannigan Owens, age 77, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Dickenson Community Hospital in Clintwood, VA. Born in Buchanan County, he was a son of the late Jim and Rosie Runyon Owens. He was last employed as a coal miner and was a member of Kelsea Freewill Baptist Church and a minister for 39 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Ramey Owens and a daughter, Melissa C. Stallard.
Survivors include daughters, Rebecca Owens, Frances (Curtis) Johnson and Regina (Ricky) Mullins and a son, Lonnie (Roxie) Owens, 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Grover Owens Cemetery, Vansant, VA. with Rev. Fred Stacy and Rev. Ronnie Hurley officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.