Suddenly on January 8, 2004, LOUISE HICKS. Beloved wife of the late District Elder Wiley Owens; devoted mother of Loretha E. Owens, Floryne McLean-Spence, Eleanor G. Hall, Bernadine A. Hurtt, Vernon B., Kenneth L. and Rev. J. Lamont Owens; dear sister of Edith H. Adams and Geraldine Tyler. She is also survived by three daughters-in-law Thelma J. Owens, Dr. Melva T. Ownes and Theolinda L. Owens; one son-in-law James E. Spence Jr., 20 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation at the Herbert E. Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynn Falls Pkwy., on Monday from 3 to 8 PM. Family hour on Tuesday, at 11 am with funeral services at 11:30 AM at the First Apostolic Faith Church, 27 S. Caroline St. Interment Arbutus Memorial Park.