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n loving memory of Zella Mae Owen, 103, who went to be with the her Lord on Dec. 25, 2016.
She was born in Owsley County, Kentucky on Nov. 8, 1913 to Henry and Mollie (Combs) Fields who preceded her in death.
Brothers Paul and Herman, sisters Lillian, Mabel, Bert and Rowena also preceded her in death. Survivors include her 2 daughters, Billie Leffler and Nancy (David) Young of Milroy, son, Steve Owen, who preceded her in death and daughter-in-law Dianna Owen. Zella was the proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren, Michael Perry, who prededed her in death, Laurie Kohlhepp, Steve (Cheryl) Perry, Wendi Short, Holli (Tim)Gravatte, Sarah Owen, Ashley (Jake) Abrams and Alysha (Chad) Colvin. 3 step grandchildren Derek Young, Kirk Young and Alyssa Green. 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Zella married Fred Owen who preceded her in death in May 1959 and they settled on the Owen farm in 1955 in Rush County. She later married Glen Hungerford.
Zella was a member of the Milroy Christian Church in Milroy and active in many church activities. She was lifetime member of the Milroy Home Economics Club. Zella enjoyed her family, reading, crocheting and traveling in the United States with Alaska being the only State she did not visit.
Visitation will be at Milroy Christian Church in Milroy on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. With the Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 pm at the church. Rev. Ron Simbro will be officiating. Burial will be at the Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Indiana.
Funeral service entrusted to Burns Funeral Home, Milroy, Indiana. Memorials to Milroy Christian Church.
Published on December 27, 2016
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