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Funeral Service

Hillcrest Baptist Church
Friday October 29th, 2021

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Hillcrest Baptist Church
Friday October 29th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Graveside Service

Forest Lawn Cemetery
Friday October 29th, 2021

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Marie Sellars Owings

Marie Sellars Owings


Marie Sellars Owings, age 88, of 135 Double O’Finley, and widower of Charles Hicks Owings, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at her home.

She was born in Spartanburg and was a daughter of the late Burnon G. Sellars and Leona Moss Sellars.

Marie had a God given gift for loving people and enjoyed making pound cakes for her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Marie Owings (Phillip Tumblin) of Laurens; a daughter in law, Susan Owings; her brothers, Robert E. Sellars of Fairforest, SC and Gerald B. Sellars of Tallahassee, FL; her sister, Norma S. Fowler of Spartanburg, SC; seven grandchildren, Audrey Remmers of Chicago, IL, Jacob Remmers of Chicago, IL, Aaron Remmers of Laurens, Caden Remmars of Laurens, Katie Barnette (Michael) of Gray Court, Beth Hart (Matty) of Laurens, and Maggie Rumfelt (Matthew) of Gray Court, fifteen great-grandchildren and many “adopted” children whom she raised as her own.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by her son, Michael C. Owings, and her sisters, Shirley S. West and Carolyn C. Scruggs.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021, at 2:00 PM, at Hilcrest Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Dr. Greg Hellams with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 1 to 2 PM.

Memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, P.O. 516, Laurens, SC 29360.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Marie Owings

Larry Nov 29 2021 6:18 AM

Heaven gained another angel when Marie arrived. She was an angel that walked this Earth!

Belva Howard Oct 28 2021 8:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Marie Owings

Belva Howard Oct 28 2021 8:05 PM

Deepest Condolences, she's at rest!

Colleen Carew-Rogers Oct 26 2021 1:58 PM

I am so sorry to hear this - Heaven truly gained another angel -

Darlene Curry Oct 26 2021 9:32 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marie Owings

Phillip Tumblin Oct 26 2021 8:43 AM

So sorry to hear of Marie's passing. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Marshall and Sherry (Weathers) Searcy Oct 26 2021 2:04 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marie Owings

Brenda Hartline Townsend Oct 25 2021 7:43 PM

We are so sorry to hear this. She was a very special person loved by many.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bobby Tucker and Rene T. Neel

Rene Neel Oct 25 2021 5:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Marie Owings

Sheila Mcgee Wheeler Oct 25 2021 1:17 PM