Elliott Lee Owen, 30, of White House passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in Hendersonville, TN.
He was born May 25, 1989 in Springfield, TN to Kenny Owen and Angel Wilkerson. He was a 2008 graduate of White House Heritage High School and attended Western Kentucky University after graduation. He was a 2005 member of the State Championship football team at Ravenwood High School, MVP of the White House freshman football team and the All Region Tailback in 2008 of the White House Heritage football team. He also was a member of the soccer team and wrestling teams at White House High School and played rugby for Western Kentucky University. Lee was only 5'2" tall but an extremely hard hitter on the gridiron and almost impossible to take down. He had a special love for children and for all animals. He attended The Church at Grace Park.
He is preceded in death by his special great-grandmother, Ruby Harden; paternal grandmother, Joyce Kaeser; and maternal grandparents, Charles and Teruyo Goto Wilkerson.
He is survived by his father, Kenny Owen, White House, TN; mother, Angel (John) Grieve, Smyrna, TN; son, Dawson, Springfield, TN; fiance', Amanda Summerlin, Hendersonville, TN; paternal grandfather, Bobby (Archie) Owen, Hendersonville, TN; brother, James (Carrie) Wilkerson, Brentwood, TN; and sister, Trinity Pack, Smyrna, TN.
Funeral service is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Bob Cook and Coach Pat Brown officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family is planned for Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 4 to 8 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Remains rest at Austin & Bell 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188 (615)672-5000 www.austinandbell.com