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Michael Darnell Owens / October 07, 2021

Michael Darnell “Mickie” Owens, 75, of South Boston, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. He was born in Halifax on July 29, 1046, son of the late Irvin Owens and Virginia Wagstaff Owens. He was married to Janet Simmons Owens and was a United States Air Force and Navy , veteran.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Owens is survived by three children, Angela Simmons and Benjamin Simmons (JoQuette), all of South Carolina, and LaQuetta Richardson (Edward) of North Carolina; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Kathy Owens of Connecticut; five sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one son, Byron Owens and two sisters, Noel Owens Morgan and Jackye Owens.

A funeral will be held Friday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home with Rev. Wallace Pierce conducting the service.

Public viewing will be Thursday, Oct. 7 from noon-6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. Following COVID 19 guidelines a face mask and social distancing will be required. A limit of 50 people will be allowed at the service.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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