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Joretta Owen

Joretta Owen (Galloway)

Thursday, March 18th, 1948 - Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Joretta Galloway Owen went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, while surrounded by her loving family. She was a native of Transylvania County and a resident of the Lake Toxaway community.

Joretta was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Marshall and Bessie Owen Galloway; brothers, Dawson, Elvin, and Delbert Galloway; sister, Doris Galloway, sister Dorene Galloway Lacroix and husband Steve Lacroix; brother-in-law Dave Johnson; and sister-in-law Joyce Hooper Galloway.

She is survived by son, Greg Owen and wife Ellen of Fairview, NC; son Todd Owen and wife Angela of Balsam Grove, NC; daughter, Heather Owen Batson and husband Wade of Lake Toxaway, NC; daughter, Jodie Owen and Scott Swangim of Pisgah Forest, NC; eleven grandchildren whom she loved dearly, Joshua and Olivia Owen, Lexy and Tyler Owen, Carli, Ciara, Courtney, and Faith Batson, and Cody, Cole, and Cameron Swangim; brother, Joe Travis Galloway; sister, Marlene Galloway Johnson; sister, Brenda Galloway Tomlo and husband Tom; brother, Rex Galloway and wife Grace; and sister-in-law Martha McKinney Galloway.

Joretta was a 1966 graduate of Rosman High School. She had an array of career experiences with her favorite as the caregiver of the elderly. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and doted on her grandchildren, the treasured loves of her life.

The family will receive friends at Lake Toxaway Baptist Church on Friday, January 11, from 1:00-2:00 pm with the funeral service directly following. Reverend Don Johnson will officiate the funeral service, as well as the burial at the Lake Toxaway Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at www.moodyconnollyfuneralhome.com
Moody-Connolly Funeral Home, 181 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Lake Toxaway Baptist Church
    Address
    150 Toxaway Church Rd.
    LAKE TOXAWAY, NC 28747
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Lake Toxaway Baptist Church
    Address
    150 Toxaway Church Rd.
    LAKE TOXAWAY, NC 28747
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Don Johnson
  • Interment

    Location
    Lake Toxaway Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    777 Toxaway Church Rd.
    LAKE TOXAWAY, NC 28747
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Margaret Vail

Posted at 07:28am
Sorry for your loss. Death is a short sleep. All those in God's memory will hear Jesus voice and come to life. (John 5;28,29)
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Posted at 10:36am
Heather, Jodi, Todd, and Greg, We pray for strength and peace for all of your family. We love you, Krissy, Jason, Raegan, and Veda
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Christine Shelton

Posted at 09:21am
So sorry for the loss of Joretta. She was a hard working woman who cared about others. Her friendly smile brightened the day for everyone who met her. She will be greatly missed.
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Tricia Hoxit

Posted at 06:32am
No words can ease just know we are with you & love you all. Glad she was in our lives. Thoughts & prayers to each of you. Love The Bill McKinney Girls
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Delores, Libby, & Cathy

Posted at 09:47pm
Please accept our most heartfelt condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
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