Betty Ruth Crowell Owens, 84, of Denison. was born to Paul and Bessie Ledbetter Crowell on March 5, 1933 in Wolfe City. She went home to be with the Lord on De-cember 19, 2017.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Gerald Mead Owens, her son and daughter-in-law Gerald and Sheila Owens and granddaughters Sara and Lesa Owens all of Den-ison. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Joann Etheridge of Lone Oak, and numer-ous nieces and nephews.
Betty was a member of Parkside Baptist Church where she enjoyed volunteering. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and listening to Gaither Gospel music.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 27th at the Parkside Baptist Church in Denison, conducted by Rev. Jerry Coffman. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City at 2:30 p.m.. Pallbearers are Ron Bartee, Mark Folterman, Raymond Folter-man, Gary Hale, Erik Stumpff and David Zinck. David Ruble will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
The family is encouraging attendees to wear purple in Betty’s honor. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
R. W. Owens Funeral Home in Wolfe City is in charge of arrangements.