Funeral services for Bishop Chandler David Owens are as follows:

The Local and Jurisdictional Service

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

New Life Tabernacle

Church Of God In Christ

715 Cleveland Avenue, S.E.

Atlanta, GA 30354

The National Celebration of Life

Friday, March 11, 2011, 11:00 a.m.

Turner Chapel Cathedral AME Church

492 N. Marietta Parkway, N.E.

Marietta, GA 30060

The Service of Committal

Saturday, March 12, 2011, 11:00 a. m.

Wells Cathedral Church Of God In Christ

672 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Newark, NJ 07102

Per press release: Bishop Chandler David Owens, 79, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The internationally recognized leader, Bishop Owens served as Jurisdictional Prelate from 1992-2011.

Born in Birmingham, Alabama on October 2, 1931, Bishop Owens started preaching as a young child; his ministry spanned more than seven decades. He was a lifelong member of the church, traveled globally and ministered in practically every state in America.

He pastored the Greater Community Church of God In Christ in Marietta, Georgia for 19 years.  Bishop Owens was an active supporter of the community.

He leaves to mourn, his wife, Mrs. Shirley Owens and three children, Chandler David II, Chandra Stephanie and Shirilitha Jeanette (deceased). He is the proud and loving grandfather of seven grandchildren.

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