Blanche “Tabby” Owen , age 59 of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away on October 12, 2012.
She was a Machinist with A.T.A. at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC); a member of the Hillsboro Church of Christ and the Manchester O.E.S.
She was preceded in death by her son, Shawn Martin Holdaway. Mrs. Owen or “Tabby” as she was affectionately known, was born in Madison, West Virgina to her parents, Walter “Jim” Rabenstein and Dorothy Marie Doss Rabenstein of Hillsboro who survive.
She is also survived by her loving husband, Roger D. Owen of Hillsboro; children, Cindy L. Rabenstein of Hillsboro, Jacki R. Whipple of Charlotte, NC, Joshua T. Owen of Nashville, TN, and David W. Holdaway of Manchester; two sisters, Rebecca Stokes of Charlestown, WV and Glenna Bond of Manchester; three grandchildren, Wesley Rabenstein of Hillsboro, Brady Whipple and Ava Whipple both of Charlotte, NC; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Monday evening, October 15, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service to follow at 7:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the suggests Memorial Donations be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children at ALMENAH SHRINERS, P.O. Box 78545, Nashville, TN 37207.
Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.