Nan, as she was called by her grandchildren, was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family. She served in ministry as the wife of a pastor for more than 40 years and was a faithful member of the Carter Ridge Baptist Church in Mintonville, Ky.
She had a gentle spirit, a loving heart and was a living example of a true Proverbs 31 wife and mother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lee Owens.
3 children: Ricky (Lesa) Owens, Windsor, Ky
Teresa (Roger) Thompson, Windsor, Ky
Ashley (Reggie) Tipton, Windsor, Ky
10 grandchildren: Ashton (Jeremy) Stearns, Joshua (Andrea) Owens, Wesley Thompson, Jesse Owens, Savannah Owens, Owen Tipton, Evan Tipton, Atty-Kate Tipton, Anslee Tipton, Avery Tipton
2 sisters: Dorothy Emerson, Mt. Juliet, TN
Margaret (Danny) Hudson, Sunbright, TN
2 brothers: Charles Goodin, Windsor, Ky
James Goodin, Somerset, Ky
Funeral service for Mary Jo Owens will be 1 PM. CDT. Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Josh Owens and Bro. Reggie Tipton officiating.
Visitation after 5 PM. CDT. Tuesday.
Burial in the Cedar Springs Cemetery
Pallbearers: Charles Goodin, James Goodin, Danny Hudson, Wesley Thompson, Jesse Owens, Jeremy Stearns, Owen Tipton, Evan Tipton
The family requests expressions of sympathy to Plant Brazil Missions. These can be made at the funeral home.
Bernard funeral Homein Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.