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Helen Sadler Owen / January 10, 2013
Helen Sadler Owen, 86, of 612 Berry Hill Road, formerly 401 Leigh Street, South Boston, died Jan. 4, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital.

She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 7, 1926, a daughter of the late Henry Ellis Sadler and Daisy Lowery Sadler and was married to the late William Aaron Owen.

She was a homemaker and a member of Glenwood United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one son, James E. Owen and wife Ann of Julian, N.C.; one sister, Myrtle Ray of Buffalo Junction; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, William Thomas Owen.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 1 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jack Stewart officiating.

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