Services for Lt. Tommy Owens

A long serving officer with the Laurens Police Department is to be laid to rest later today. Thomas R. ‘Tommy’ Owens, Sr., an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict,  joined the Laurens Police Department in the mid 1970′s.  After 25 years of service he retired at the rank of Lieutenant. Laurens Chief of Police Sonny Ledda told WLBG yesterday that officers of the Laurens Police Department will serve as an honorary escort at Lt Owens’ funeral scheduled for 2:00pm this afternoon at Broad Street United Methodist Church in Clinton.