- [S24] The Newport Plain Talk, (http://www.newportplaintalk.com), 23 Sep 2005.
Alexis R. Owens , age 11, of Sumter, SC went to be with her Lord Friday, September 23, 2005 due to injuries in a motor vehicle accident.
Alexis attended Cherryvale Elementary school. She was in the 4th grade.
She was preceded in death by her father, Tommy Owens , Jr. and one brother, Dakota Cole Palmer.
She is survived by her mother, Monica Evans Palmer of Sumter, SC; sister, Chastity Jordan, also of Sumter, SC; grandparents, Tommy and Martha Owens of Newport; special uncle, Terry Owens and wife, Jessica, of Newport; aunts, Brenda Owens and Barbara Presley, also of Newport. Alexis will be missed by several cousins and numerous friends.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 25, 2005 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. Funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. following the visitation. Reverend Lynn Henry will officiate.
Graveside service will be conducted Monday, September 26, 2005 at 2 p.m. in Union Cemetery.
Brown Funeral Home has been honored to provide the final arrangements for Miss Alexis R. Owens .
- [S142] Newspaper Article, 23 Sep 2005.
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - A second child has died following a wreck in Sumter earlier this month. Eleven-year-old Alexis Owens died Thursday morning at Palmetto Health Richland hospital in Columbia. Her nine-year-old brother, Dakota Palmer, died at the scene on September 15th. The children's 13-year-old sister, Chasity Jordan, was last reported in stable condition at the hospital. Police say none of the children were wearing a seat belt. Police Chief Patty Patterson say their mother, 30-year-old Monica Victoria Evans, has been charged with two counts of felony driving under the influence resulting in death and one count of felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury. Evans was released from the hospital Tuesday and has been moved to a correctional facility in Columbia.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 49503647).