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Owen

CAMERON— Rachel Leoma Owen, 89, of Cameron died Sunday, May 4, 2014, in a Cameron nursing center.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 8, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Rev. Jim Lafferty officiating. Graveside services and burial will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Madisonville.

Visitation is set for 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Owen was born July 11, 1924, in Madison County to George William and Rachel (Tabb) Catoe.

She married Hugh Barnett “Barney” Owen and he preceded her in death in 1968.

Mrs. Owen retired from the Temple V.A. Hospital as an LVN and then worked at the Cameron Nursing Home for many years.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cameron.

Mrs. Owens was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen Walker.

Survivors are a son, William David “Bill” Owen and wife Cathy of Kingwood; a daughter, Jo Ann Glass and husband Jack of Cameron; and a sister, Georgia Nell Moore of Prescott, Arizona; also, seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.


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