Owen passes away at age 83 in Lubbock
Edwina Owen, age 83, of Farwell passed away Oct. 12 in Lubbock.
Graveside services were held at the First Baptist Church in Farwell on Oct. 15. Rev. Richard Laverty officiated. Burial took place at Sunset Terrace in Farwell.
Edwina Owen was born July 6, 1918 in Fort Worth to Hugh Austin and Ina Mae Burke.
She married Dee Owen in Arch, New Mexico in 1935. They started their married life on a VVN Ranch line camp. Edwina was a Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church and Friendship Sunday School Class. She was a retired postal clerk. Edwina enjoyed her retirement by painting, doing various artwork projects, and volunteer work at the Farwell Kindergarten.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Hugh Burke; a sister, Ina Mae Kennedy, a grandchild Crystal Owen and one son, Jackie Williams.
Survivors are: sons Jerry Dee and wife Pat of Farwell; Bill and Carolyn Owen of Salado; daughter Angela Lias and her husband Jim of Ocala, Florida.
She is also survived by one sister, Bobbie all of Floyd, New Mexico; 4 grandchildren Mark, Kevin and Lindsey Owen and Andrea Peterson; five great grandchildren Cade, Quay, Brynn, Garrett and Ryan.
Memorials may be made to Fir t Baptist Church of Farwell or your favorite charity in lieu flowers.