Jorene (Jo)'s Story

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Perrysville, Ind. - Jorene (Jo) A. Owens, 88, of Perrysville passed away at 2:40 a.m. EDT Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at her residence.

She was born January 25, 1929 in West Lebanon, Indiana the daughter of the late James Alexander and Agnes Lucille (Schmidt) Eacret.

Jo married Willis Maxwell Owens on July 18, 1947 in West Lebanon, Indiana. He preceded her in death on August 26, 1987.

Survivors include her son-in-law, Thomas Michael (Jane) Wilson of Perrysville, Indiana, along with numerous nieces and nephews, and a special THANK YOU and much APPRECIATION to her good friends and caretakers Peggy and George Decker.

Jo was preceded in death by her daughter, Dianna Lynne Wilson; her son, Rock Alan Owens and her brother, Frederick Eacret.

Jo was a homemaker. She was a 1947 graduate of West Lebanon High School. Jo was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America and enjoyed helping the Perrysville American Legion on bingo night.

Graveside services and inurnment: 11 a.m. EDT Friday, September 8, 2017 at Hicks Cemetery in Perrysville, Indiana. There will be no visitation. DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 24, 2017
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