|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1912|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1986|
Owens, Floyd L.
Floyd L. Owens, age 73, of Eagle Lake, passed away February 21 at the Eagle Lake Community Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Funeral services were held for Floyd L. Owens Sunday, February 23 from the Dulany Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Melburn Sibley, pastor, First Baptist Church of Eagle Lake, officiating.
Burial was held in the Lakeside Cemetery in Eagle Lake. Arrangements were under the direction of Dulany Funeral Home in Eagle Lake.
Mr. Owens was born July 31, 1912 in Colfax, Iowa to Osborne and Josephine Owens. He married Audrey Mathis of Eagle Lake on October 28, 1961 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Eagle Lake.
During World War II Mr. Owens served as an Aerial Engineer with Squadron C of the 554th AAF Base Unit. He worked as an Aircraft Inspector for Douglas Aircraft Corp.
Mr. Owens later worked for TWA for many years as a Aircraft Mechanic Instructor in Saudi Arabia on loan to the Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Mr. Owens moved to Eagle Lake almost 11 years ago following retirement.
Survivors include, his wife, Mrs. Audrey Mathis Owens of Eagle Lake. two daughters, Cheryl Jones of Naperville, Illinois and Joan Kloss of Eagle Lake; one son, Joe Wesley Hintz of Santa Clara, California; two sisters, Agatha Cobbs and Arlene Homer both of Long Beach, California; one brother, Osborne Owens of Shreveport, Louisiana; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pallbearers were Oscar Miller, W. C. Alley, J. O. Stein, Benny Kloss, Jo Ugarte MD and Jimmy Mathis, Sr.
Colorado County Citizen, March 6, 1986
Audrey Owens (1913 - 2000)
Created by: Janet Bertram
Record added: Apr 20, 2013
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