Linda Jane Owings

Published 7:08 am Monday, May 6, 2024

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Miss Linda Jane Owings, 85, of Mocksville, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 2, 2024, at her home.

She was born May 15, 1938 in Davie County to the late James L. and Anna Mae Anderson Owings.

Linda grew up in Davie County and graduated from Mocksville High School in 1956. She got a business degree from Brevard College. Linda worked 15 years at McLeans Trucking until its closing. After that she worked at Hendricks & Corriher Construction and retired from Davie County EMS after over 15 years. Linda was always active at Center Methodist Church served as treasurer, President of the women’s group, and treasurer of the preschool. In the DC ECA she served as treasurer/secretary, helped plan outings and craft events. She was known for her giving nature. During Covid, she made hundreds of cloth masks and gave most of them away. She also enjoyed basket making, and paper crafts (cards). Linda was an avid collector of Fenton glass bells and figurines. Linda loved traveling the U.S., Europe, Japan, and the Pacific.

Survivors include: her sister, Ann Coley; nephew, Chris Coley (Lisa); and a niece Sandra Coley.

A funeral service was held at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 5 at Center Methodist Church with Rev. Jesse Teal officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. The family invited friends to visit at the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Center Methodist Preschool, 1857 US 64 W., Mocksville, NC 27028.

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