Cynthia “Cindy” Owens

December 17, 1960 - May 6, 2015
Cynthia “Cindy” Owens

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Cindy Owens, 54, of Etowah passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015 surrounded by friends and family at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock after a short battle with cancer.

Born in Henderson County, she was the daughter of Doug Owens of Etowah and Tina Owens of Forest City. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Melissa Fay Smith.

Cindy attended Etowah Elementary School and was a 1979 graduate of West Henderson High School. She was employed by the local Inglesí markets and was a member of the Etowah United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, Cindy is survived by her son, Christopher ìCrowî Smith; four brothers, Steve Owens, Timmy Owens, Troy Thomas and David Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Saturday at Etowah United Methodist Church with the Reverends David Cook and Keith Norris officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Forest Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 ñ 8 PM Friday at Shuler Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the Etowah Lions Club.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cindy Owens Memorial Fund, 125 Orrís Camp Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.


Saturday, May 9, 2015
12:00 AM

Etowah United Methodist Church - Directions
110 Brickyard Road
Etowah, NC 28729

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  • May 07, 2015
    Donna &Chuck Robertson says:
    We are so sorry for yalls loss. We have the whole family in our thoughts and prayers .

  • May 08, 2015
    Melinda L. Harris says:
    To Doug, Chris, Steve, and the family--My heart goes out to all of you. I'm thinking about all of you and praying for you. God will bring you through this because she is with Him now. Just know that we love you. Melinda, Dale, and Savanna

  • May 08, 2015
    Beverly Robertson Kirby says:
    Cindy, you were a beautiful person inside and out. You were loved by many and be missed dearly. There is peace in knowing you're no longer suffering. To all the family, I am so sorry for your loss and pray God wraps his arms around you and give you peace as Cindy sits at his feet, no longer in pain.

  • May 08, 2015
    Darrell and Renee Hoffman says:
    May God comfort your hearts at this time. We are praying for the family.

  • May 08, 2015
    Tankersley and Owens says:
    To all our family who are saddened by Cindy's death. She is in Heaven now pain free and walking on those streets of gold. God is great! Bless all and remember life goes on for us here and someday we will see her and other loved ones again.