The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


April 8, 2014

Ann Nell Owen

Ann Nell Owen, 79, of Magnolia, Ark., died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia.

Nell was born on Oct. 5, 1934 in LaPoynor, Texas the late Oliver W. and Ada Jewel (Roberts) Stringfield. Ann was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Baptist Church. She loved gardening and her beloved dogs and enjoyed arts and crafts.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Lee Owen; brothers, Harrison Stringfield and Buster Stringfield; and sister, Bonnie Stringfield Bayless.

Nell is survived by her sons, Ricky A. Owen and wife Mary, Michael R. Owen and wife Theresa, both of Magnolia; grandchildren, Josh Conley of El Dorado, Mary Morse of Haughton, La., Kelly Green and Michael Randall, both of Grand Rapids, Mich.; great-grandchildren, Jonathan, MaKayla and Alayna Morse of Haughton, La.; Caleigh, Carter and Jaylin Conley of El Dorado, Penny Green of Grand Rapids; brothers, Robert Stringfield of Bullard and Gayton Stringfield of Palestine; sisters, Alyne Stringfield Oden of Palestine, Jo Stringfield McCalister of Lufkin and Janie Stringfield Berry of Palestine; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and a host of friends.

Visitation with the family was held April 2 at Lewis Funeral Home. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. April 3, 2014 at the Faith Baptist Church with Elvis Griffin officiation. Burial followed at the Wares Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home Inc. of Magnolia.

Pallbearers were Charles Owen, John Clickner, Jamie Owen, Jeff Turner, Luke Haynes and Tony Odon.

Memorial donations may be made to Faith Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1864, Magnolia, Ark, 71754 or CCAPS, P.O. Box 2003, Magnolia, Ark. 71754.

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