OBITUARY: Mary Louise Owens

Mary Louise Owens

Mary Louise Owens, age 61, of Columbia, passed away due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Columbia, Tennessee.

Mary was born on January 18, 1956 in Columbia, to Stanley and Mary Frost Ferguson. She was a lover of nature and all things outdoors. She was a loving mother, daughter and grandmother and she was a wonderful daughter-in-law. She was an R. N. working at Maury Regional Medical Center and had specialized in pre-op surgery. She loved taking care of others’ needs and nursing was a perfect fit for that. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Freewill Baptist Church.

Mary is survived by her husband: Tim Owens of Columbia; daughter: Tori (James) Crafton; step children: Jessica (Adam) Holt, Wayne (Lisa) Owens and Allen (Summer) Owens; grandchildren: Cane Buie and Brianna Buie; siblings: Carolyn Frisk, Winnie Coleman, Linda Chapman, Patsy Sims, Freda Mosley, Annie Walls, James (Kathy) Ferguson and Tommy Ferguson; parents-in-law: William and Billie Owens; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents: Stanley Ferguson and Mary F. Frost Ferguson.

Funeral services for Mary will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant with Rev. J. C. “Hoss” Holt, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in The Arbors at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. also at the funeral home.

James Crafton, Wayne Owens, Allen Owens, Marty Chatman, Frankie “Bobo” Chatman and Troy Counts will serve as pallbearers. Fellow employees of Maury Regional Medical Center Pre-Op Surgery Department and past and present members of Freewill Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant will be honorary pallbearers.

Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences may be made at

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