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Shirley Owens


Shirley S. Owens, 71, Wolcottville, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at her daughter's residence in Topeka.

    She was born May 3, 1941, in Ritchy, Ky., to Burnice and Catherine (Owens) Ritchie. 

    She was a laborer in the manufacturing business most of her life. 

    Surviving are one son, James R. Owens, Wolcottville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Judy and Eddie Starrett, Topeka, Edda and Eric Geaugh, Rome City, and Brenda Hubler, Topeka;  seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Bev Ritchie, Rome City; and one sister, Mae and Jim Duty, Wolcottville. 

    Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, July 13, at Community Baptist Church in Wolcottville.

    Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 13, at Community Baptist Church in Wolcottville with Pastor Lee Combs officiating. 

    Burial will be in Orange Cemetery, Rome City. 

    Online condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneral

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.