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Cindy Owens, 54

Cindy Owens, 54

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 Ingles’ markets and was a member of the Etowah United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, Cindy is survived by her son, Christopher “Crow” 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 – 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 Orr’s Camp Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
To offer condolences online, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.