Myrtle Mae Owenby

Published 3:52 pm Friday, September 18, 2015

Myrtle Mae Owenby, 94, of the Rock Springs Community, passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at Hospice of Rutherford County. Born in Buncombe County she was the daughter of Daisy Bell Pack Earwood and Lonnie Earwood. She was of the Baptist faith, and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughters Doris Maynor and Alva Wilson; sons Howard Moore, Robert Moore, and Fred Moore. Left to cherish her memory are her sons Bobby Moore of the Rock Springs community and Billy Biddix of Dalton Ga.; her special companion dog, BJ. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Polk County with the Rev. Warren Elliott and Jerry Lawter officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday prior to the service. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. Monday at Emma’s Grove Baptist Church in Fairview, N.C.

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Online condolences may be made at Donations may be made to Hospice, Post Office Box 336, Forest City, NC 28046.

Crowe Mortuary
Rutherfordton, N.C.