Ridout's Trussville Chapel

1500 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL


Anita Owens

July 5, 1936November 30, 2019

Anita Sharpe Owens, age 83 of Birmingham, AL passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019. She was a wonderful and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who was very much loved and will be greatly missed. Anita began her banking career with Exchange Security Bank after graduating from Woodlawn High School and then with First Alabama Bank before retiring from National Bank of Commerce in Irondale, AL. She was an active member of West Woodlawn Baptist Church for many years and currently was a member of First Baptist Church Chalkville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Eunice Sharpe; her aunt, Louise Canon; and nephews, David Bryan and Brett Alan Sharpe. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Bobby Owens; her daughter, Pam Owens Knight (Terry) of Cropwell, AL; a brother, Clyde Lynn Sharpe of Memphis, TN; her grandson, Jeffery Owens Knight (Christin); great grandchildren, Lucy Sunshine Knight, Wiley Owens Knight, and Thomas Finley Knight; nephews, Randy Bryan (Kaye), Steve Bryan (Leslie), and Terry Lynn Sharpe (Regina). Services will be held at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2 PM with visitation one hour prior to service time. Interment for family only will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery in Birmingham. The family wishes to thank Dr. Greg Flippo and East Glen Nursing Home for their kind and compassionate care.


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 3, 2019


Anita Owens

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