Ree  Milton

Mrs. Ree Owens Milton, age 93, of Rome, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020, at her residence after a brief illness. Mrs. Milton was born in Armuchee, Georgia on June 18, 1927, daughter of the late John Coen Owens and the late Daisy Beall Owens. She was also preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband N. E. "Teck" Milton, by two brothers and their wives, Charles Owens (Estelle) and James Loyd Owens (Martha), as well as sister-in-law, Shirley Owens. Mrs. Milton was a graduate of Armuchee High School and attended Shorter Avenue Baptist Church and West Rome Baptist Church. She had a special love for all the children she had the honor to "mother" through her years as owner of Wee Tot Daycare and Storybook Kindergarten. She also loved her brides at The Wedding Belle and Catering Corner. Survivors include a daughter, Reesa Milton (Fuad Khoury); a brother, John Alton Owens; a sister-in-law, Sara Milton, Titusville, FL; many adored nieces and nephews; and special family friends the Milton & Ozella Graves family. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 10am in the Gazebo at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. Dr. Gary Graves will officiate. Social distancing measures will be observed. Andy Owens, David Owens, Steve Rood, Shane Rood, David Stinson and Julian Touchstone will serve as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Shorter Avenue Baptist Church Awana Program, 1410 Shorter Avenue, Rome, GA 30165. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

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