Donna Jean Owen

Published 1:19 pm Friday, December 27, 2019

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WINDSOR — Donna Jean Owen of Windsor, Virginia, went peacefully to be with her Lord on Dec. 25, 2019.

She was born on July 30, 1936, to Samuel Fletcher Jones and Johnnie Marie Bass in Fort Worth, Texas. Donna was the oldest sibling of five, and was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Sidney Jones; a sister, Beverly Womack; and her own husband, Bobby Wayne Owen.

She leaves four sons and their spouses: James Copeland Howard and wife Wendy; John Raymond Howard and wife Deborah; Joel Donald Howard and wife Terry; Jeffrey Lewis Howard and wife Lisa; seven grandchildren; three girls, Jennifer, Jessica and Jaycee, and four boys, Joshua, Jacob, Aaron and Caleb; sister, Janis Price; and her brother, Charles Patterson.

Special people in her life were her stepdaughter, Joy Daniel; niece, Tracy Rhom; and nephews, Michael Womack and Pat Price.

The funeral will be conducted at noon on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Windsor Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. John Corson, followed by her interment at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Donna’s favorite charity, The Union Mission Ministries, 5100 E. Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23502.

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