Nicole Tessnair Owens, age 29

Nicole Tessnair Owens, age 29

Nicole Tessnair Owens, age 29, of Cherryville, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

Nicole was born February 23, 1990 in Rutherford County to Sherry McNaughton who resides in Rutherfordton and the late Garland J. Tessnair.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by grandparents, Vester and Nadine Tessnair and Jack Gettys and an aunt, Tammy Lee.

Besides her mother, those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Jenny Tallent; grandmother, Viola Hoppes of Rutherfordton; step-mother, Karen Tessnair Shelton of Marion; three sisters, Ashley Tessnair of Marion, Elizabeth Williams (James) of Forest City and Billie Jean Tessnair of Marion; brother, Matthew Cooley of Rutherfordton.

A memorial service was conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel. Memorial donations are requested to Harrelson Funeral Home, 1251 US Highway 221A, Forest City, NC 28043, to help defray funeral costs.

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.