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Services for Nancy Carolyn Owens, 75, of Ada, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Toney Buck will officiate. Burial will follow at High Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Owens died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at an Oklahoma City hospital.
She was born Aug. 17, 1941, in Ada to Ira and Jewell Jenkins Luther. At a young age, she and her family moved to California. She attended elementary schools in California and attended Dorsey High School in California. She then married.
In 1969, she and her children moved back to Oklahoma. She later married Earl Owens on July 25, 1976, in Ada. He preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 1991, in Ada.
Mrs. Owens was a homemaker and housekeeper. She was a member of Homer Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school in 1969-1970.
Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Deatherage and her husband, Monte, Ada, and Belinda Taylor, Ada; a son, Ricky Standon, Arizona; her grandchildren, Shannon Lopez, Ada, Jeremy Deatherage, Ada, Tim Deatherage and wife, Nancy, Pickett, Bobby Taylor and wife, Kristen, Oklahoma City, Donald Taylor, Ada, Rachal Dobbs, Ada, Nikki LeeAnn Standon, Travis Standon, Cheyenne Standon, Ada, and CheneƩ and Jennifer Standon, Ada; 15 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Jenny Phillips, Upland, California, and Sena Brown and her husband, Chuck, Lovena Drymond and Pamela Hoggatt, all of Ada; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; and two daughters-in-law, Jodi Standon and Emma Wright Bottoms.
She was preceded in death by her husband; three sons, Robert Louis Standon in 1969, Curtis Ray Standon on Jan. 3, 2005, J.C. Bottoms Jr. on Dec. 19, 2007; grandson, Nathan Standon, on June 23, 2000, Justin Taylor in February 1982; her mother, Jewell Chesser, on May 8, 2008; her father, Ira Luther, in 1974; three sisters, Beverly Luther, Doris Gibson and Elizabeth Frazier; one brother, Raymond Luther; grandparents, Elizabeth Jenkins and James Jenkins; and several aunts and uncles.
Bearers will be Monte Deatherage, Tim Deatherage, Jeremy Deatherage, Bob Taylor, Dillon Deatherage and Michael Stick.
Published on February 27, 2017
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