Ronald A. Owens


Ronald A. Owens, 58, of Empire, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at his residence.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 13, from 10 until 11 a.m. at Bell Funeral Home in Sumiton. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Bell Sumiton Chapel.

Owens was preceded in death by his parents, A.B. and Sue Owens; and father-in-law, Kenneth P. McCoy.

He is survived by his wife, Terri Owens of Empire; daughters, Amber Owens and her wife, Toni Green of Columbiana, and Allison Owens Hughes and her husband, Adam of Sumiton; sisters, Susan Sims and her husband, Jim of Elberta, and Terri Wix and her husband, Anthony of Cullman; mother-in-law, Mary Ann McCoy of Thompsonville, Ill.; and a host of other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Rivers of Love Animal Rescue, 9700 Stucki Road, Elberta, AL 36530.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611