CAMERON—Funeral services for Ward “Smokey” Owens, 76, of Cameron were held Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Marek-Burns- Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Burial will be at a later date.

Mr. Owens died Saturday, Oct. 27, in a Cameron nursing facility.

A retired carpenter, he was born July 7, 1936, in Edgewood.

Mr. Owens was a U.S. Army veteran.

He married Beatrice Louise Williams and she preceded him in death in 1998.

Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Pendergraft of Galveston; a stepson, James Solomon of Cameron; and a stepdaughter, Carolyn Eixman of Dallas; also, 10 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

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