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Obituaries

June 25, 2013

Mary Chamness

— Mary Elizabeth Owen Chamness, 89, of Athens passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at home. Mrs. Chamness was born Oct. 11, 1923, in Limestone County to Joseph P. Owen and Omie Stewart Owen.

Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 28, at Athens City Cemetery with Scott Pepper officiating. Visitation is from 10-11 a.m. Friday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home.

Mrs. Chamness was a member of Bethel Church of Christ, and retired from NASA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Omie Owen; son, Billy Williams; and brother, James Price Owen.

Survivors include her husband, Leo E. Chamness of Athens; two daughters, Linda Kilpatrick and husband Horace of Auburn, and Vickie Goode of Athens; son, Bobby Joe Williams and wife Wilda of Cullman; two sisters, Margie Phillips of Athens and Peggy Wagnon and husband, Mahlon of Toney; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Please sign the online guestbook at limestonechapel.com.

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