June 9, 1937 - May 20, 2018
Watana Owens Marion, age 80 of 1165 S. Peacehaven Road, Clemmons, NC passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 at PruittHealth in Elkin, NC. She was born June 9, 1937 in Surry County to the late Brock and Lula Jester Owens. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Newton C. “Bud” Marion, II. Watana was a member of Sparta United Methodist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. She had an undying passion for animals. She was a great mom, grandma, and great-grandma. She served on the Board of Education, was a member of the Women’s Club, and worked for Family Literacy Program through Wilkes Community College. She is survived by one son, Buddy Marion and wife Tammy of Sparta; one daughter, Noelle Bedsaul and husband Brad of Sparta; three grandchildren, Joshua Marion and fiancé Meredith Lytton of Lexington, SC, Sydney Bradley and husband Travis of Tobaccoville, Brooke Bedsaul of N. Myrtle Beach, SC; one great-granddaughter, Ansley Kate Bradley. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Watana at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Bob Miller and Reverend John McCray officiating. Interment will follow in Glade Valley Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alleghany County Animal Shelter, 2970 US Hwy 21 N., Sparta, NC 28675, or Sparta United Methodist Church, PO Box 697, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Carillon Assisted Living in Clemmons and PruittHealth in Elkin. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Marion family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
Watana Owens Marion, age 80 of 1165 S. Peacehaven Road, Clemmons, NC passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 at PruittHealth in Elkin, NC. She was born June 9, 1937 in Surry County to the late Brock and Lula Jester Owens. In addition to her parents... View Obituary & Service Information
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