- [S73] Rawlings Funeral Home, Book 2, 29 Sep 1959.
John Henry Owens obituary
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 16 Dec 2008.
OWENS, CHARLES "ZIPPER" - age 85 of Knoxville passed away December 14, 2008 at St. Mary's Medical Center. CPL with the 88th Blue Devils Company D, 351 Infantry, U.S. Army WWII, as a Motor Gunner from February 18, 1943 until October 24, 1945. Preceded in death by parents, John and Katie Owens, son, Charles Michael Owens; grandson, Cory Tyler Coile; brother, Ralph "Hoot" Owens; sisters, Blanche, Geneva, Virgie, and Pauline. Survived by mother of his children, Louise Owens; sons, Anthony Gene Owens and wife Brenda, and Darryl Crawford Owens and wife Sheila; daughters, Linda Gayle Coleman, Beverly "Suzie" Coile and husband Mark; daughter-in-law, Robin Owens; grandchildren, Joshua Shayne, Jennifer Rae, Michael Chase Owens, Jeffery Sherwood, Nicholas Charles, and Jessica Paige Owens, Brittany Eldridge, Christopher Allan Ellis, Whittney, Brittney, and Tiffany Coile; great grandchildren, Alyssa Hailey, Alexander Glenn, Katelyn Nichole, and Annabell Owens, Shanna Rae Jarnigan, Brayton Isiah Harrison and Damien Sherwood; sisters, Louise Valentine and husband Edward, Bonnie Noe and husband Troy; sister-in-law, Louise Owens; special Army buddies, Cooper, and Addington. Visitation 6-8 pm Wednesday with service to follow at 8 pm in the chapel of Weaver Funeral Home. Reverend Mark Braddom, and Roy Coker officiating. Family and friends will meet 12:45 pm Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home to proceed to Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for a 1:30 pm graveside service. You are invited to share your thoughts and memories of Charles at his memorial website www.mem.com.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 72046393).