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1935 Shirley 2018

Shirley Owen

June 26, 1935 — June 23, 2018

ARNOLD MOORE & NEEKAMP FUNERAL HOME, BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA (918) 336-5225 Shirley Joanne Owen, 82, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday morning, June 23, 2018 at Jane Phillips Medical Center. Shirley was born June 26, 1935 in Caney, Kansas to Mack J. Chastain and Lillie Fern (Copeland) Chastain. She grew up in Caney and received her education in what is now the Caney Valley (Kansas) school system. Shirley married Troy Oneil Owen on August 10, 1955 in Caney and then made their home in Barltesville. Shirley worked for Charles H. Johnson, D.D.S. in Bartlesville and continued as Dental Office Manager, until her own retirement in September of 2000. Shirley was a member of Word of Truth Fellowship and was especially proud of the fact that she raised two "pretty good kids". She was a wonderful cook and a gifted seamstress who loved to photograph her grandchildren. Shirley's survivors include her husband, Troy Oneil Owen of the home; son, Richard O. "Rick" Owen and daughter, Linda G. Gilreath, both of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; one sister, Judy Herard and her husband, Luke of Caney, Kansas; four grandchildren and their spouses, Aubrey & Michael Ballard of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Nicole & Derrin Jorgensen of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Amanda & Mark Lee of Ewa Beach, Hawaii and Jared & Bethany Gilreath of Yukon, Oklahoma and three great-grandchildren, Dominic, Carson and Elijah. She is preceded in death by her parents and by a sister, Diana Wilson.

Visitation Details

Monday, June 25th, 2018 1:00pm - 8:00pm, Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 9:00am - 8:00pm, Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home

Service Details

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 10:00am, Word of Truth Fellowship Church

Interment Details

Dewey Cemetery

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