Owen Chase Whitley was born on Jan. 6, 2010, at 12:44 a.m. at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Owen weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Owen’s parents are Jamie Whitley of Rockingham and Debbie Griffin of Hamlet. The paternal grandparents are Wayne and Jackie Whitley of Rockingham. The maternal grandparents are Kenneth Griffin of Rockingham and Dorothy Griffin of Hamlet.
Owen’s great grandparents are William and Clementine Whitley, and Murray and Francis Griffin, all of Rockingham; Keith and Flora Brown and the late Hazel Brown of Hamlet and the great great grandmother is Ruby Whitley of Rockingham.