Virginia Carol Gentle Owens, 75, of Wilkesboro, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the home of her daughter in Mooresville. Mrs. Owens was born April 23, 1946, in Wilkes County to John Andrew and Leah Alverta Benge Gentle. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Misty Owens; and brothers, Jim, Jay and Bill Gentle.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen and son-in-law, Richard Anderson, of Mooresville; son, Ricky Moore of Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Richie Anderson of Durham, Alexis Anderson, Katie Anderson and Caleb Anderson all of Mooresville, Shandi Harris of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Dustin Moore of Wilkesboro; great-grandsons, Devin Moore of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Colbie Moore of Union Grove; sisters, Kay and Reece Durham of Moravian Falls, Nancy Bishop (Doug) of Cricket, Bobbie Blevins (Joe) of Boomer; brothers, Charlie Gentle of Hickory, Wayne and Floy Gentle of Kannapolis, Paul and Linda Gentle of Wilkesboro; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Paul Siceloff officiating. Burial will follow in Edgewood Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6:00 until 8:00 Wednesday evening. Flowers will be accepted. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com.