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 Edward Ames “Eddie” Owens

Edward Ames “Eddie” Owens

Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA
Death 19 Jun 1993 (aged 84)
Erie, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
Burial Erie, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 75617658 · View Source
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          ¸.¤·º°Father So Loved°º·¤.¸

Son of Lewis Flynn "Thomas" Owens & Minnie Amanda (Ames) Owens

Brother to:
Billie James Owens (1923) (Ben's twin)
Mandy (Owens) Franse (1998)
Kitty (Owens) Schildgen (2009)

Husband of Mary (Newell) Owens
Married on June 18, 1935 in Parsons, Kansas.
They had reached their 58th wedding anniversary the day before Ed passed away.

Father of 6:
Mary Catherine, Peggy, Tom, Nancy, Jim and Fred Owens

GrandPa Eddie to 14:    (in birth order)
Drew, Bryan, Nicole, Alison, Kellye, Scott, Todd, Denise, Diane, Cotter, Andy, Michael, Josh and Ashlee

Great GrandPa Eddie to 4:
Isaac, Tori, Aaron C and Kelsey
17 more great grandchildren since he passed:
Melia, Alexy, Marley, Jake, Carmen, Zane, Abby, Lia, Luke, Max, Piper, Tyler, Grace, Hailey, Connor, Aaron O and Kate

The family moved to Vinita, Oklahoma in 1957, where they owned a Dari-Delite. In 1961 they purchased the Dari-O in Bentonville, Ark., and operated it until their retirement in 1977. In 1978, they returned to Erie. Prior to purchasing the Dari-Delite he was a butcher in Parsons, KS at the grocery store.

Ed and Mary were volunteers for Meals on Wheels and the Senior Center while in Erie, KS. Ed painted scenes on windows around town on holidays for community service. He painted all his window printing and scenes for his own business.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents, and 1 brother, Billie Owens (1923).

Ed is survived by his wife, Mary; and 6 children & spouses, Mary Catherine (Chuck), Peg (Diz), Tom (Sherron), Nancy (Jimmie), Jim (April), Fred (Rhonda); Sister, Mandy and husband Leonard "Buzz" Franse; Sister Kitty and husband Jim Schildgen; Brother, Ben and wife Ruth (Dolan) Owens.

              💔 Lo√乇D & MiSSeD 💔

Thank you ALL for the visits and beautiful flowers

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Ames “Eddie” Owens (25 Aug 1908–19 Jun 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75617658, citing East Hill Cemetery, Erie, Neosho County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by LdyBug ♥ (contributor 47590230) .