London, Ky., resident Reed Parker Owens, 90, died June 23 in Marion, N.C.
The son of the late Otis and Ann Owens, he was born Sept. 1, 1920 in Knox County, Ky. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Overbey Owens on April 9, 2005; brother, Hubert Owens; grandson, Hobby Harvey Reed Dillard; and sons, Curtis Wayne Owens and Danny Owens.
He is survived by seven children and their spouses, Ruby and Raymond Rigsby of Doyle, Jean and Kenneth Owens of Smithville, Roger and Reda Owens of Washington, Rita Bruce Brown of Kokomo, Ind., Candy and Robert Smith of London, Bobby and Linda Owens of Vanwert, Ohio, and Judy and Milton Conley of Marion, N.C.; 22 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, one niece and other relatives.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Union United Baptist Church with Roy Hamblin officiating. Burial will follow at Brown Cemetery.
Hart Funeral Home of Corbin, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 26, 2011