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Jean Ann Owens, 64, a life long Rushville resident, passed away May 17, 2016 at her home in Rush County. She was born October 29, 1951 in Rushville to Edwin Rose & Gladys (Honaker) Fishell. Jean was a 1969 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School. She married Mike Owens on December 21, 1968 and he survives.
Jean owned & operated the Thorpe House Country Inn in Metamora for many years. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Rushville.
In addition to her husband, Mike, of Rush County, she is survived by her sons, Chris & wife Sandy Owens of Madison and Quincy & wife Nikki Owens of Greenwood, a daughter, Emmy Morgan & husband Nick of Rush County, a sister, Joan Rose of Rushville, step-sisters, Jeanette Fishell of Bloomington & Julie Fishell of North Carolina, 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, mother & step-father, John Fishell.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville, with Rev. Jeremy Gries presiding. Friends are welcome to visit at the mortuary on Saturday from 11 AM until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice.
Published on May 18, 2016
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