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Carolyn Marlene Owens, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Kenwood Health & Rehab.
She was the wife of Orville Lee Owens.
She was born on May 15, 1938 in Monticello, Ky., and was the
daughter of the late Foxie and Maude Campbell Young.
She was a woman of faith, and was greatly involved in her church, First Baptist Church of Richmond.
She raised her family in Pendleton, Ind., and after retirement
moved to Venice, Fla., for several years.
For the last 10 years she had lived in Richmond, Ky.
She enjoyed nature, gardening, and volunteering with the American Cancer Society.
She loved spending time with her family and friends, and was most proud of her four grandsons.
In addition to her husband of 59 years, she is survived by two
daughtersDiana Mifflin (Stephen) of Sun Prairie, WI, and Tamara
Bland of Pacific Palisades, Calif.; four grandsonsMichael, Daniel, Andrew, and Matthew; and one sisterEileen Decker (Jay) of Florence, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her sisterOllie Kells; two nephews; seven brothers-in-law; and one sister-in-law.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Richmond with Bro. Bill Fort officiating.
Burial followed in the Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello, Ky.
Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations can be made to the Special Olympics Kentucky, 105 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601, or AmericanCancer Society, 1504 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
Published on February 13, 2018
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