Marion ("Peggy") Beasley Owen

HAMPTON - Mrs. Marion (Peggy) Owen, 83, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, surrounded by her family. A native of Hinton, W.Va., Mrs. Owen was a Peninsula resident for 62 years. She was an active member of Parkview Baptist Church since 1977 where she was member, teacher and treasurer of Faith Sunday School Class; Director of Homebound Ministries for 10 years; and member of the Joy Club, Joy Singers and W.M.U. She also was a volunteer with Riverside Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Owen was preceded in death by her first husband of 50 years, Alvin E. Beasley. Survivors include her husband, Curtis Owen; three sons, Robert (Bob) Beasley of Newport News, Richard (Dick) Beasley of Gloucester, Alvin (Ed) Beasley of Panama; five stepchildren, Billy Owen of Newport News, Janie Passaro, Patsy Niemotka, Vicky Ellis and Rose Spencer, all of Hampton; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Monday, Feb. 2, beginning at 10 a.m. at Parkview Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Lawrence J. Biermann and Dr. R. Furman Kenney officiating. Interment will be in Peninsula Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkview Baptist Church Building Fund, 604 Hilton Blvd., Newport News, VA 23605. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Daily Press from 1/31/2004 - 2/1/2004.

Dickie, your mom did so much for all of us when ya'll lived on 34th street. We had some much fun back then. I will never forget her.
Love, Bill Ruskey
Bill & Jan Ruskey (Newport News, VA ) - February 1, 2004
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We have lost a really awesome lady. You were at my family's side whenever we were in need. You made us laugh and were with us when we cried. You were right there when my own mom died and now I feel like I've lost another mom.
Vickie Davis (Newport News, VA ) - January 31, 2004
 
Curtis, we will miss Peggy. She was a very kind, sweet lady. Always was so good to me.
Alice/Richard Moore (Danville, VA ) - January 31, 2004
 
I am so very saddened by this news. My sister, Sandra, had heard someone mention it and left the message on my phone late last night. Our hearts are with you, Curtis, Bobby, Dickie, Eddie and all the family.
Love, Angie
Angela Ray Smith (Hampton, VA )  - January 31, 2004
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