Minister Dorothy Owens was born March 3, 1956 to the late Bobby Louise Gill and Joe T. Gill, Sr. She departed this life on February 1, 2017 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia.
Minister Dorothy was a faithful member at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Belmont, NC where she as Licensed and Ordained as a Minister. She attended Sunday School regularly and a faithful worker in various communities. She loved her Pastor, her family and her church family.
Minister Owens enjoyed fishing, singings, helping in communities and spending time with all of her nieces and nephews. She was employed by Anvil Knit, Stowe’s and Spectrum Textiles until her decline in health. She attended Hunter Huss School and received her GED at Kings Mountain High School.
In addition to her parents, Minister Owens was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Joe Gill, Jr., Robert Lee Gill and Charles Gill.
Survivors: her husband, Ronnie Owens, brother Jessie Gill, sister, Donieta Gill, 1 brother-in-law, 4 sisters-in-law.
Funeral Services were held February 6, 2017 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Belmont. Burial took place at Henry’s Chapel Cemetery, Belmont.
Mrs. Elizabeth Scott Jones departed this life on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at CMC, Charlotte. She was born on June 26, 1926 to the late Robert Scott and Mary Finch Scott in Oconee, GA.
Elizabeth received Christ at an early age and joined Oconee Baptist Church. She relocated to Chicago where she moved her membership to Christ Univeral Temple.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Frances Marietta Murray, brothers, Noah, Issac, Ernest, Pat, Joseph and John, sisters, Elsie Scott Andrews and Rosetta Scott.
Survivors include: former husband of 29 years, Eddie Jones, sons, Eddie Jones and Jeffrey Jones, daughter, Keim Magwood, sister, Mariah Pyles, adoptive daughters, Elaine Ollemi, Gwen Nutter and Kimberly Rojas. 3 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, special friends, Mary Horshaw, Carolyn Guthrie and Elizabeth Patterson.
Funeral Services were held January 21, 2017 at Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church, Grover, NC. Burial took place at Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.