Mary Jean Owens

Mary Jean Owens, 88, of Cornelius, NC, formerly of Grafton, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017, at Novant  Presbyterian  Hospital, Charlotte, NC.

She was born in Grafton,   July 30, 1928, a daughter  of the late Harry and Rose Sandor Tucker.

Mary Jean is survived by two daughters, Beverly Owens, and Michelle Owens, two grandchildren, Sonny Lee Wright, Thomas Kevin Wright, seven great-grandchildren, Justin Wright, Derek Wright, Tristen Wright, Perrin Wright, Autumn Shumiloff, Ian Shumiloff, Aiden Thomas, one great-great-grandchild, Douglas Korbyn Horton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Barbara Becker, one granddaughter, Carly Wright,   one sister, Rose Marie Bowman, and two brothers, Robert  Tucker and John M. ”Mick” Tucker.

Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton, on Friday, May 12, 2017, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the St. Augustine Catholic Church, with Father Jim O’Conner as celebrant.

Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary   Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent to the Owens family at


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