OBITUARY

Tony Eugene Queen

March 24, 1964May 8, 2019

Mr. Tony Eugene 'Big T' Queen, age 55, of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at his residence.

Tony was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Mr. Elmer and Mrs. Jeanette Queen.

Tony grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia, and graduated from Sprayberry High School in the Class of 1982. He loved playing football growing up, playing in church and recreational leagues. He and his five brothers grew up in the same neighborhood as his cousins, aunts, uncles and other extended family. He was known as 'Big T, The Karaoke King of Georgia,' and he traveled all over Georgia doing weddings, parties, bar mitzvahs, and even performing on camping trips. He had the voice of an angel, and he was always the life of the party. He inspired fun and good times wherever he went and always had a smile on his face. He always encouraged everyone, striving to try and make everyone feel as best as they could. He never said a critical or condescending word about anyone, and would always try and find the good in everybody. No matter what physical pain or struggle he was having, he always remained happy and loving. He was an angel on earth and touched numerous lives. He will be sincerely missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his parents, as well as his infant sister, Tracy. He is also preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Deborah Henderson.

He is survived by his loving wife, the Queen of his Soul, Mrs. Carol Queen, with whom he eloped thirty years ago this coming July. Tony is, likewise, the King of her Heart.

He is also survived by his two nieces, Krisheena and Madison Nixon, whom he always treated and loved as his own daughters. He is also survived by his five brothers: Jimmy Henderson, Mike (Tina) Henderson, Alan (Kris) Queen, Matt (Susan) Queen, all of Woodstock, and Van (Dawn) Queen of Perkepsie, Pennsylvania. He is also survived by his three sisters-in-law, Tammy Botts of Woodstock, Jane (Steve) Earle of Rome, and Misty Nix of Ball Ground. In addition to his brothers and in-laws, Tony is also survived by twenty nine nieces and nephews, twenty five great nieces and nephews, and several great-great nieces and nephews. Several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive to cherish Tony's memory.

A Celebration of Life Service to honor and remember Tony will be conducted at a later date. His family asks that everyone please look for announcements online regarding arrangement times and locations.

Friends are cordially invited to visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave fond memories of Tony, as well as condolences and expressions of sympathy for his family.

Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, Georgia 30120, is honored to have been entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Tony Eugene Queen.

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Esmeralda Hogue

May 12, 2019

My family and i met tony and carol when they moved next to us last year . I couldn't have asked for better neighbors. Tony and carol became family to us . Tony woud light up the room and he would always be hapy every time youd seen him . He welcomed my family with open arms . Tony will be missed by many. He will forever hold a place in my heart .

Karen Alexander

May 11, 2019

I met Tony and Carol way back in 1994 He was my Collection Mgr and Carol was the skiptracer he always laughed and smiled and we made alot of money back then. I remember Carol would ALWAAYS bring home cook lunch for him everyday Im glad i had the pleasure of speaking with him before he went home

Cindy Turner

May 10, 2019

I remember Tony well. I remember once at Sprayberry I was feeling down and kind of depressed. Tony lifted my spirits. Always had a smile on his face. I thought of him often through the years. Fly high Tony. You've certainly earned your wings.

Jennifer Henderson

May 10, 2019

Uncle Tony,

I’ll always remember you as the jovial, laughing man who who let me and my brother climb all over his chest and face when we were babies. Thank you for trusting me to write “True Love” on your hands in the hospital. You’re lucky I spelled it right lol. Say hi to Memaw, Papa, and Mom for me.

Love, Jennifer

Steve Edison

May 10, 2019

Tony:

You're larger than life smile and boundless kindness will be forever remembered by those who had the pleasure to call you friend. I will always remember you and keep your family and friends in my prayers. Until we meet again in Heaven, my friend, I'll think of you every time I sing a song.

Greg Trefry

May 10, 2019

"Big T" , Well Tuff For Me Bro. I Know Now That Your Not Hurting Anymore. It's Just the Fact Of All Who Love You. That Your Gone Just Too Soon. Last Time I Saw You Was the Benifit for Bob'O .Ya Always Had that Never Forget Smile On Your Face. Wish You & Carol Had been Able to Visit Here in PCB. Look I Know I'll See You Again Someday. We Will Just Sing Forever in Heaven. God Bless You & Your Family ... Greg T. 💕💕

Meredith McKim

May 10, 2019

I remember meeting Big T like it was yesterday but 20 years later, I still smile when I think of him and Carol. They quickly became very dear to me. I moved away from GA but anytime I came to town, I always had to make sure that karaoke 🎤 with Big T and Carol was part of my trip. I had not seen T in a long time but he and I on occasion would drop a line on each others FB page to say hello. Every time I hear “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw I think of Big T singing it to his love Carol. He will be missed from this Earth by so many but NEVER FORGOTTEN!!

Gene Byrum

May 10, 2019

Prayers for you Carol and all of you and Tony friends and family. I know it's hard to have a loved one pass. He as well as you are such great people!

Ray Stewart

May 10, 2019

My earliest memories of Tony Queen and his brothers centered around early Sunday bus rides on the blue & white, Shiloh Hills Baptist Church buses that rolled into our neighborhoods. Beeping the horn and waiting for us to climb aboard. It was in those early years the lives of us boys changed forever because of a lot of men whom continued pouring a Godly example into our young lives. Most of those men are now gone, Tony can now reconnect with them and our Savior. May God richly Bless your family until we see you again! With much Love, Ray

Karrie Stroup

May 10, 2019

Oh my goodness where to start? Lol! I will never forget the day you proposed to me! We laughed about it just a couple of weeks ago, arguing about my age at the time. You say 16 and I say 14/15 so you finally gave in to say “ well ok you may have been 15 “ LOL!!! We also had our own karaoke show in your room there at the hospice. We sang our song one last time “ Let me be there “. I will cherish that memory always! That was one of the best days I have had in a long time and it’s because you were being you and made me laugh and smile!!! I could go on but you already know all of it lol. I will think of you often my friend and know that you are singing with the Angels now! ❤️ I love you!!

FROM THE FAMILY