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GREENVILLE – Owen Neal Dockery, 78, of Greenville, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 6:00 AM at his residence. Mr. Dockery was born on October 7, 1942. He retired from Island Creek Coal and was a member of Olive Grove Baptist Church in Greenville. Owen had a passion for the Lord and accepted his call into the ministry, doing his part to show Jesus to all who knew him. Wherever there was a revival being held, one could expect to see Owen and his wife of 56 years, Shirley, in attendance. He was never at a loss for conversation and always had a story to share about how the Lord had touched his life. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlan and Mable Dockery; brother, Cadar Dockery; and grandson, Brandon Dockery.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Dockery; children Neal Dewayne (Jenniffer) Dockery of Greenville, Rita (Johnny) Groves of Greenville, and Troy (Anita) Dockery of Nortonville; grandchildren Tiffany Groves, Brooke Neal, Bryan (Martina) Dockery, Johnny Groves, Jr. (Allison), Brodi (Mikaela) Groves, Brianna Dockery, Dustin Dockery, Dawson Dockery, Emma Dockery, Erika Stark; great-grandchildren Cheyenne Dockery, Katie Dockery, Conner Dockery, Eiden Dockery, and Wyatt Groves; siblings Henry (Bonnie) Dockery of Greenville, Jewel Dockery of Millport, Donald (Martha) Dockery of Greenville; sister-in-law, Ann Dockery of Millport; a special friend, Jimmy Lee Beadnell, Jr.; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services will be Sunday, January 10, 2021, at 2:00PM at Vernal Grove Cemetery, with Rev. Rick Peterson officiating, assisted by Rev. Keith Howard. Burial to follow. Friends and family are asked to wear a face covering, in accordance with the governor's mandate. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.