Ruth King Owenby

Tuesday, November 6, 1945 - Thursday, August 3, 2017

Always In Our Hearts

Photo of Ruth King Owenby  - 1945-2017

Candler – Ruth King Owenby, age 71, of Candler, passed away August 3, 2017.

Mrs. Owenby was the daughter of the late Troy and Mabell King. “Nanny” loved her family dearly. “Nanny” will always be remembered for never letting anyone leave hungry, her fluffy biscuits and her love for the Lord.

Mrs. Owenby is survived by her husband of 56 years, Jake Owenby; her children, Sherri Whiteside (James), Cindy Messer (David), Mashell Hoglen, Rhonda McConnell(Frank), William Owenby and Jesse King; 15 grandkids and 19 great-grandkids and two brothers, Vinson King (Marie) and Weldon King (Brenda).

Services will be held at 133 Medford Branch Road in Candler. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Services will immediately follow.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Owenby family.

Condolences from family and friends


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May you rest in peace. Love you so much mama
Mashell Hoglen
Mama your good be missed as well as your advice and being Dr.Ruth when I need you !!!!! Your food speacally your biscuits!!!!! They have a beautiful Angel now May I see you again so does Dave We Love You!!!! See ya on the other grounds of Glory!!!
Cynthia Messer Dave Dillingham
I am so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. My prayers are with the family.
Gail Mathis Norris
It still fills so unreal.. You will be greatly missed.. Love you.
Tracy Grindstaff
I am so sorry for this great loss to the Owenby and King Families. I grew up with all her children. Rest easy sweet lady!
Crystal Raper Robertson
I was so saddened to read Ruth's obituary in the Sunday Citizen-Times. She was a loyal and kind lady. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and her daughter's Sherri and Mashell. Great is His love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. PSALM 117:2
Holly Strauss
What a beautiful lady we have lost. Prayers for Mr. Jake and family.
sandra woods hawkins
I am so sorry for your Loss my prayer's go out to your family Ruth was so sweet and kind. Rest in Peace Ruth.
Thressa F Cooper