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Heather Lynn Helms-Owenby

Obituary Date: Saturday, June 12, 2010
Heather Lynn Helms-Owenby, age 35 of Clarkesville, GA passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010, due to injuries in a traffic accident. Heather was born in DeKalb County, November 3, 1974, raised in Gwinnett County. She graduated from Central Gwinnett High School in 1993, and attended Truett McConnell College in Cleveland, GA.

Heather was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Toccoa, GA and former member of Snellville First Baptist Church.

Heather is survived by her husband, Billy Owenby; daughters, Hadlie Helms and Heather Owenby all of Clarkesville, GA; mother, Gwen Philyaw of Snellville; sister and brother-in-law, Paige and Clint Limbo of Buford, GA; grandmother, Velma Jefferson of Ray City, GA; aunts and uncles. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Philyaw, grandparents, Randal and Mildred Philyaw and Eliba Jefferson.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 18 at 11:00 am at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Steve Paysen and Rev. Steve Foster officiating.Interment will be held at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens.The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers please make donations payable to the care of Gwen Philyaw, for a fund for Heathers daughters, Hadlie and Heather, 1254 Heritage Hills Circle, Snellville, GA 30078, in memory of Heather Lynn Helms-Owenby,.Condolences may be sent or viewed at

Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.
McGahee-Griffin-Stewart Funeral Home in charge of arrangements(706/778-8668)
Funeral Date
06/18/2010 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home