Gladys Piper Owens, 69, of Monticello, passed away on February 4, 2018 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
She was born December 21, 1948 in Monticello and was the daughter of the late Theodore Piper and Velma Rial Piper.
Mrs. Owens worked at Burlington Industries for many years before becoming disabled. She was a Baptist. She enjoyed working puzzle books, watching TV and visiting with friends and family on the telephone.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two baby girls and four brothers.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Kenneth V. Owens of Monticello; two sons, Clark Piper of Brison, North Carolina and Dewayne Owens and wife Misty of Monticello; two brothers, Fred Piper of Aurora, Illinois and David Piper of Emmet; two sisters, Linda Moore and Earla Webb both of Monticello; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 7 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 8 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rash Cemetery.