Charlotte Hensley Laws Owens, age 89, of Caroleen, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019.
Charlotte was born August 4, 1929 in Rutherford County to the late Joe Hensley and Reba Noblitt Hensley. She was a graduate of Tri-High School, class of 1947. Charlotte worked for Burlington Industries for forty years before retirement. She was a member of Caroleen United Methodist Church and an avid North Carolina Tar Heel fan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Joe Laws and second husband, Grover Owens; three brothers, Ralph, Jim and George Hensley.
Those left to cherish her memory include son, Joe Laws and wife, Keeley of Caroleen; her sister and best friend, Ruby Childers and husband, Jimmy of Sandy Mush; step-son, Frank Owens and wife, Bridgett of Forest City; sister-in-law, Betty Hensley of Caroleen; two step-grandchildren. She is also survived by a number of great and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel. Interment followed in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.