Sheila Owens

Obituary of Sheila Harvel Owens

Sheila Harvel Owens, 74, of West Columbia, SC, peacefully departed this earth on October 13, 2022. Sheila was preceded in death by her mother, Rachel Harvel, and father, Edward Harvel. She is survived by her husband of 56 years James Owens; daughters, Kim Paradeses (Stike), and Lynn (David) Cook; grandchildren that she cherished more than anything, Stike Paradeses III, Keaton Paradeses, Jamison (Kelly) Paradeses, Taylor (Suede) Hightower, Dylan Cook, Kendra (Marques Angel) Paradeses, Hayden Cook, Riley Cook, Ariana (Lindsay Gregory) Paradese, and Emma Cook; and 4 great grandchildren that made her feel truly blessed. She is also survived by her brothers, Ronald (Donna) Harvel, Donald (Phyllis) Harvel, and Terry (Betty) Harvel. 

Sheila was born in Troy, North Carolina.  Once married, Sheila and James lived at Ft. Bragg in NC until his service in the US Army ended, and they relocated to Tampa, Florida. The family eventually settled in West Columbia in 1985. Sheila dedicated her life to her family as a homemaker until her children were grown at which point she took a job out of the home where she made an impact on everyone she came in contact with. Eventually she retired to enjoy her time with her grandchildren. Sheila dedicated her whole life to her family and she will be deeply missed.

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