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Darnell OwensMr. Darnell �Donald� Owens, 64, of Bethesda, Maryland, passed away April 17,2012; in Biloxi, Mississippi. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he worked many years for New York City Public Works and also operated his own appliancecompany. When he was not helping people with repairs or other personal needs,he was watching New York sports teams, taking care of his favorite cars, and providing comic relief to his friends and family. Preceding Darnell in death were his parents, Johnnie and Mabel Owens, and his brother, Ernest Owens. He left to treasure his memory his daughters Lisa Owens, Tyran Alston, and Bianca Jefferson; his older brother,John Owens; younger sisters Marian Pentheny, Gwendolyn Britton, and Beverly Owens Goodwine, several loving grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, longtime friend, Catherine Johnson, many loving friends and his beloved hunter-green Jeep Cherokee, �Jeepo.� Darnell was cremated at Richmond August Funeral Home in Biloxi, Mississippi. His memorial will be held at Georgian Colonies, 3725 Dunsinane Drive in Silver Spring, Maryland, May 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. The family of Mr. Darnell "Donald" Owens entrusted his care to the professional staff of RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME.
Uncle Donald, It's your "Nina Banina." I love you and miss you so much. You gave me many wonderful memories to carry with me forever. You were a real uncle to me: always funny, sometimes stern, always loving. It meant more than anything to me to spend those last moments with you. I love you so, so much Uncle Donald. Although it hurts me that you're gone, I am thankful for who you were in life. I love you.
Nina Goodwine Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Praying for peace and strength and may God continue to comfort you in this time of need.. Love you~
Valerie Douglas Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
I just want to start by telling the family that i'm sorry for all the hurt and pain that this untimely lost has caused you, but i want you to rest asure that we all loved D but God loved him best. i know that there are no words that can express the way you feel right now, but just know that Gods love will help you to get through these trying times. To my Buddy It seems like only yesterday when we were just on the phone, and now when the phone rings i know its not you because the Lord called you home. We should all be so lucky to have a buddy like you, but i just hope The Lord blesses me to see as many wonderful years as he did you. The only thing i hate is that I didnt get to say goodbye, but i know we will meet again somewhere beyond the sky. I Love You Brother. Rev. Arthur L. Langston
Rev. Arthur Langston Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
R.i.p you will be missed
Shahidahmuhammad Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Dad I thank you for the wonderful part you have played in my life. You have given me great memories and taught me many lessons. Your Grandson truly misses you. He said now who will take him to Dave and Buster. Your legacy will live on through us. RIP Dad. I love you. Tyran & Rashaad
Tyran Alston Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Bev, You know that I (Momma Gladys) love you like my own daughter and I and the Bishop (my husband) feel your pain during this time.With our deepest condolences in your moment of loss we extend our prayers and availablity in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Bishop C. Michael Tillman Sr and Gladys Burrus-Tillman Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Sending prayers and blessings during this extreme time of need.
ingrid bailey Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Beverly and Family You'll are in my prayers and continue to look to God for strength. God Bless and Keep you'll.
Patty Scott Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
I am so glad that I got to know and meet you Donald,Iwill miss talking to you on the phone ,I still have my ring tome FOR YOUR CALL set as a quack because I ALWAYS CALLED YOU DUCK,BUT THAT TONE WILL NOT HEARD AGAIN ,Iloved you with the love of GOD. (RST) Cousin Brenda & Aunt Lula
Brenda L.cook&Lula Owens Bell Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Sending love and wishing peace and comfort across the miles to the Owens family. We will all miss Donald and are thankful for the love and support that he showed to his family. May peace be upon you "Don Don" as you take your place in heaven. Mary Lee Wooley, maternal aunt Ingrid Underwood, cousin and Family Carbondale, Illinois
Ingrid Underwood Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM