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Mrs. Vanell Buckins Owings, 92

Mrs. Vanell Buckins Owings, 92, of Hazlehurst, passed away Nov. 14 at her residence.
Mrs. Owings was born April 7, 1928, Jeff Davis County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Buckins and Nancy Bryant Buckins, husband, Irvin Lawrence Owings, children, David Andrew Owings, Michael Kenneth Owings, Harry Lawrence Owings, and Nancy Ruth Dykes, brothers Charlie Buckins and CPL Andrew Buckins, sisters, Rainey Clance, Ovita Clance and Dinky Hutchinson.
She was a homemaker and a member of Elizabeth Missionary Baptist.
Survivors include daughters, Carolyn Ann Courson of Hazlehurst, Lanell McKinney (Ernest) of Hazlehurst, Sharon Smith (Nathan) of Statesboro; sons, Ralph Edward Owings (Brenda) of Hazlehurst, Johnny Owings of Hazlehurst, Charles Raymond Wheeler (Patsy) of Baxley; 11 grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Cindy Owings of Tennille; several great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Nov. 18 at Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery with Minister Bobby Larisey officiating.
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Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.

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