Bobby Owens

Tuesday, September 3, 2002

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Bobby C. Owens, 69, of East Prairie died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

He was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Mississippi County, the son of George Holloway and Virgie Mae Husk Owens. He married Doris Evelyn Marshall on Feb. 15, 1952, in Las Vegas, Nev., who survives.

He was a retired chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He also was employed by Burkhart Foam in Cairo, Ill.

He also is survived by two sons, Steve Owens of Titusville, Fla., Gary Owens of Williamsburg, Iowa; two brothers, George W. Owens of Ventura, Calif., ad Gary H. Owens of Riverside, Calif.; and four grandchildren,.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Shelby Chapel in East Prairie with Bro. George White, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be at East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.