Rosario Rivera Owens


In Loving

Rosario Rivera Owens

Nov 28, 1932 – Jan 11, 2016

Rosario Rivera Owens, 83, of Louisa and formerly of Petersburg, VA passed away on Monday, January 11, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Cullen Owens, Sr, her parents and two brothers. Rose was a member of Gum Spring United Methodist Church and retired from J.C. Penney’s as a hair stylist and color specialist. An accomplished artist and craftsman, she was also a former member of the Petersburg Art League. She is survived by her son, James C. Owens, Jr. and wife, Karen and their children, Jamie, Elizabeth, Mason and Robert; her son, Joseph B. Owens, III and wife, Teresa, and their children Sarah Owens-Prater and Joey, including two great-granddaughters, Madysen and Makenzie Prater, four sisters, two brothers and Rose’s dear friend, Henry Herrera and her beloved dog, Chico. A visitation and service will be held at Gum Spring United Methodist Church, 191 Cross County Road, Gum Spring, VA on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. with services to begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held at Southlawn Memorial Park, 1911 Birdsong Road, South Prince George, VA on Monday, January 18,, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.



  1. Billy and Tricia Stevens July 18, 2019 at 7:44 am - Reply

    Hearts are heavy at the moment, but her beautiful outlook on li8fe lives on in her offspring. She must be blessed to see how many good people are on this earth because of her. Prayers to those who remain to carry on her spirit and love. Our prayers are with you Joe, Teresa, Sarah and Joey.

  2. Frances Light Molinengo July 18, 2019 at 7:44 am - Reply

    So sorry to hear about your mother, James.

  3. Mike Burnham July 18, 2019 at 7:44 am - Reply

    Jim and family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Mike Burnham and Family

  4. Faye Wallace July 18, 2019 at 7:45 am - Reply

    During these difficult times, our prayers and thoughts will be with you. Bill an Faye Wallace

  5. Diane Emory July 18, 2019 at 7:45 am - Reply

    Jim and familySo sorry for your loss. Thinking about all of you.

  6. Esther rivera July 18, 2019 at 7:45 am - Reply

    May God be with her.

  7. Debbie Payne July 18, 2019 at 7:45 am - Reply

    Love you Rose and thanks for the memories!

  8. Jerry Rivera and Family July 18, 2019 at 7:45 am - Reply

    God Bless you,

  9. Jerry Rivera and Family July 18, 2019 at 7:46 am - Reply

    God be with you and you will be missed dearly you have earned your wings in heaven and you are blessed always Titi

  10. Williams family July 18, 2019 at 7:46 am - Reply

    Condolences to the Ownes family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds.” May God bring you comfort and peace.”

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