Owen Thelma Abernethy, 82, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on January 7, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. “Bill” Owen, Jr.; sisters, Mary Crowder and Edith Thompson, and grandson, Grayson Owen. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Tom Hemphill; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Lori Owen; daughter, Sarah Owen; grandchildren, Zachary and Lora Hemphill, Elliott and Reid Owen, and sister Mozelle White. Mrs. Owen was a retired administrative assistant with the Chesterfield Education Association. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 23, at 11:00 a.m. at Providence United Methodist Church, 901 S. Providence Road, Richmond, VA. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Providence United Methodist Church or Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Grayson Owen Scholarship Fund, 8154 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA.