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Carolyn Marlene Owens, 79, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at Kenwood Health & Rehab. She was the wife of Orville Lee Owens.
Carolyn was born on May 15, 1938, in Monticello, Kentucky, and was the daughter of the late Foxie and Maude Campbell Young. She was a woman of faith, and was greatly involved in her church, First Baptist Church of Richmond. She raised her family in Pendleton, Indiana, and after retirement moved to Venice, Florida, for several years. For the last 10 years she had lived in Richmond, Kentucky. Carolyn enjoyed nature, gardening, and volunteering with the American Cancer Society. She loved spending time with her family and friends, and was most proud of her four grandsons.
In addition to her husband of 59 years, she is survived by, two daughters, Diana Mifflin (Stephen) of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, and Tamara Bland of Pacific Palisades, Calif.; four grandsons, Michael, Daniel, Andrew, and Matthew; and one sister, Eileen Decker (Jay) of Florence, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Ollie Kells; two nephews; seven brothers-in-laws; and one sister-in-law.
Funeral services for Carolyn Owens will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Richmond with Brother Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow in Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello, Kentucky.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at the church.
Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is serving the family.
Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations can be made to the Special Olympics Kentucky, 105 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601, or American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502.
The family would like to thank the following: the staffs of Bluegrass of Lexington, MorningPointe, and Kenwood of Richmond, and especially Dr. Hanan Budeiri for her compassionate care.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com.
Published on February 9, 2018
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