Owen Thornton Burden, 91, of Anderson, S.C., passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, at his home.
Born February 24, 1926 in Hart County, he was a son of the late Sydney J. Burden and the late Mattie Jane Bobo Burden.
Owen was a graduate of Hart County High School and had attended Georgia Tech. He was retired from Clark-Schwebel Fiberglass and a member of Toxaway United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his daughters, Nancy Lynne Burden and Lisa B. Nethken both of Anderson, S.C.; brothers, Sidney J. Burden (Frances) of Waycross, and Stephen T. Burden of Gainesville; sister, Margie B. Clowe (John) of Lilburn; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Doris Maxwell Burden; brother, James C. Burden and sister, Vivian B. Hull.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at The McDougald Funeral Home in Anderson, S.C. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Thomas C. Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.