Earlene Bond Owen, 88, of Star City, passed from this life on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Lincoln Heights Healthcare.

She was born on February 8, 1929 in the Green Hill Community (Drew County) to the late William Edward and Nellie May Piper Bond. She was of the Baptist faith. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.

Also preceding her in death were her husband of 69 years, George Alvin Owen; an infant daughter, Karen Gail Owen; five brothers, Peyton Bond, Irvin Bond, Ralph Bond, Jerry Bond and Edward Bond; and four sisters, Dorothy Stephens, Olive Waggoner, Elena Jones, and Helen Frizzell.

She is survived by three sons, Joe (Cheryl) Owen of Star City, Dennis (Glenda) Owen of Dumas and Steve(Kay) Owen of Star City; sister, Edith Young of Hot Springs; seven grandchildren, Amy (Jason) Dean of Star City, Misty (Ryan) Morgan of Monticello, Denise (Jason) Cox of Memphis, Tennessee, Julie (Joey Harper) Dunlap, Jason Owen, Kevin (Mallory) Owen and Coy Lewis, all of Star City; and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services are 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 12 at Leek Cemetery with Ryan Morgan officiating. There will be no formal visitation.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.


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