|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1876|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1938|
Mrs. Owens Dies East of Letts
Mrs. Alford (Laura Ann) Owens, 62 passed away at 9:30 p.m. Thursday at her home, one and one-half miles east of Letts, having been an invalid for two years and seriously ill for one week.
She was born January 6, 1876 near Forrest Hill, the daughter of William and Ruth Michael Voiles. On July 21, 1901, she was married to Alford Allen Owens. Two children were born to this union.
Surviving are the husband; a daughter, Mrs. Ernie (Lula Inas) Black of near Burney, and a son Cleat Irvin Owens at home, also six grandchildren; two brothers, Reece Voiles of Letts and Charlie Voiles of Colorado, Two sisters and one brother have preceded her.
She was a member of the Letts Methodist Church, where the funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday with burial in Bethel Cemetery.
Funeral Home Papers
Laura Ann Voiles daughter of Wm H. and Ruth Michael Voiles was born near Forrest Hill January 6 1876, She was united with the Presbyterian Church at an early age. Following the admonition of the Lord. "Remember thy
Creator in the days of thy Youth." Her church home was moved to Burks, Chapel and later to this church.
On July 21 1901 she was married to Alford A. Owens and their home was blessed wtih two children, Mrs. Ernie (Lula) Black of near Burney and Cleatus Irvin at home.
She was a good neighbor, a faithful wife and loving mother. Anna as her friends called her, was preceded to the better land by her father mother, two sisters and a brother. Surviving are the husband, son, daughter and six grandchildren, two brothers, Reese and Charles.
Anna departed this life on 22 Dec. 1938, doubtless with the summons of the Master ringing in her ears "Well done, thou good and faithful servant; thou has been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler
over many things, enter thou in the joy of thy Lord."
My grandmother's name is Lula Inez Owens, her middle name is spelled wrong in the obituary. It is how she always
spelled her name.
Should be Alford should be Alfred Allen Owens. My mother always called her grandfather Alfred, so did her brother's and sisters.
Title: Marriage Records 1878 - 1905 Books L thru P
Record Location: Decatur County, Indiana
Compiled by Ruth M. Slevin Part I - Grooms Part II - Brides
Spouse 1: Alfred Owens
Spouse 2: Laura Voiles
Marriage Date: 21 Jul 1901
Original Source Page: 164
William Henry Voiles (1844 - 1903)
Ruth Michael Voiles (1841 - 1899)
Alfred Allen Owens (1876 - 1954)
Lula Inez Owens Black (1903 - 1983)*
Cleat Irvin Owens (1905 - 1987)*
Nancy Jane Voiles (1866 - 1880)*
Benjamin Reece Voiles (1868 - 1947)*
Charles Franklin Voiles (1870 - 1944)*
Flora Rena Voiles Owens (1876 - 1938)*
Laura Ann Voiles Owens (1876 - 1938)
William Henry Voiles (1899 - 1899)*
Created by: Juanita Arnold
Record added: Dec 30, 2007
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