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Mary Ellen Freeman Owens : Loris

1944 – 2017

     Mary Ellen Freeman Owens of Loris passed away on Friday, June 16 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. She was 72.

     Born on Aug. 18, 1944 in Lamar, she was the daughter of the late Baston Freeman and the late Molly Ruth Freeman.

     Mrs. Owens was a loving homemaker who will be greatly missed by her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Lee Owens of the home; her son, Jimmy Lee Owens, Jr.; her daughter, Mary Ruthann Martinez-Roque and husband, Edelmiro; grandchildren, Justin Ray Merritt and Bridget Michelle Guevara and husband, Rafael; two great-granddaughters, Kayleigh and Natalie; two sisters, Ruth Freeman Floyd and Rebecca Ann Ferrell and one brother, James W. Freeman and wife, Dot.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Owens was predeceased by two brothers, Pete Freeman and Henry Freeman and one sister, Betty Jenkins.

     A guest register is available here.