of Lamar, AR
March 13, 1944 - December 5, 2022
Mary Anne Owen passed away on December 5th, 2022, at Lamar, Arkansas, where she was a long time resident.She was born March 13, 1944, in Concrete, Washington, to John Thomas and Peggy Lucille (Dillard) Kienzle. She graduated from Warden High School in 1962 and attended college at Washington State University, University of Idaho and Central Washington State University. Later she moved to California, met Shannon Owen and married him on July 19, 1968, in Alameda, California. Later they moved to Lamar, Arkansas where they have resided since 1973.Surviving is one sister, Dorothy (Lee) Eppich, Cumming, Georgia; one sister-in-law, Delores Kirk, of Lamar, Arkansas; one step-daughter, Shawn Chisholm, North Carolina; one grandson, Billy Chisholm, Oak Grove, Missouri and two great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Cameron Chisholm.Preceded in death are her parents, and her husband, Shannon Owen who passed away September 21st, 2021, in Lamar, Arkansas.Memorial service will be 2:00 PM, Monday, December 12, 2022, at Roller-Cox Funeral Home with Janis Duvall officiating. Interment will be following at Minnow Creek Cemetery.Online obituary at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clarksville.
I'm sending my heartfelt condolences to Mary's loved ones. My Dear Mary, "Sarah Bernhart", "May-Ree" and all the other endearments she was known by through the years. I will miss her precious voice, and sense of humor. We've shared so many fond memories since our high school years, and kept in touch through letters, email and phone conversations. Now that she's joined her family in Heaven, I'm feeling torn between "Our " loss and being grateful that she's in a much better place. I imagine her free of all discomfort and moving effortlessly, fluidly and gracefully like a swan with its wings lifted. "Fly Mary . . . Fly!" Sincerely, Helen "Jet-Ski"
I’ll miss you Mary! Sweet lady.