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Verna Mae Owens

August 24, 1928 ~ August 3, 2020 (age 91)


 Verna Mae Owens, 91, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 at her residence.

  She was born August 24, 1928 in Mason, IL to James Higgs and Bessie (Hawk) Higgs.

  Verna married Mason Everett on January 1, 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1988.  She married Ray Owens on December 15, 1990 and he preceded her in death in 2010.

  She is survived by her daughter, June Neeley (husband, David); her son, James Everett (wife, Kay) and 4 children; her step-daughter, Mary Maxwell; her grandchildren, James Fletcher (wife, Brittney); Jennifer Campbell (husband, Bill); and Joy Voland (husband, Michael); her step-grandchildren, Brittney Fletcher, and Gary Maxwell; several great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

  Mrs. Owens was formerly employed in nursing.  She enjoyed reading and it was her favorite pastime.

  Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Owens family.

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