93 year old Nell Rowland Owen of Murfreesboro, a retired J.C. Penny Department Store employee, died Saturday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. She was born in Alexandria and was a graduate of Turner Lawrence School in Alexandria. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. Burial will be in Hillview Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and prior to the service on Monday. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Howard L. Owen and parents, Pitt and Lena Eaton Rowland. Survivors include her daughters, Pamela M. Owen and Priscilla Ralston both of Murfreesboro and Monica and her husband Darryl Thompson of Alexandria. Grandchildren, Alice Napper Jones of Alexandria, Andrew Napper of Old Hickory, Sara Bottoms of Hermitage, Spencer Ralston of Hermitage, and Rebecca Haynes of Alexandria. Two great grandchildren. Three sisters, Dale Rice of Phoenix, Arizona, Edith King of Maryville, and Ryta McMurray of Clinton. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.