Kathleen S. Owens

OWENS, Kathleen S., 88, of Wintersville, OH, passed away May 14, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville.

She was born April 2, 1926, in Eliasville, Texas, a daughter of the late Newell and Leda (Van Horne) Stevens.

Kathleen was an honor graduate and valedictorian of South High School in Akron Class of 1944 and attended both Ohio State and Franciscan University. She was a former teacher in the Athens Union School District of Harrison County and a former stenographer at the University of Texas.

She was an ordained deacon and elder of the Presbyterian Church and an organist and active member of the Bloomingdale Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Max L. Owens; daughter, Barbara Logan; granddaughter, Martha Dear; great-grandchildren, Elijah, Paisley, and Brady Lamp.

Kathleen is survived by her daughter, Ilore (Keith) Wilson; grandchildren, Jeremy (Michelle) Wilson and Brittany (Jimmy) Lamp; grandson-in-law, Terry Dear; great grand children, Isabella and Benjamin Wilson, Emma and Parker Lamp, Tori and Terry Dear, Jr.

The family would like to thank a wonderful ICU nurse who was a rock of support at Trinity West.

Friends will be received at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 685 Canton Rd., Wintersville on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, plants, or gifts per family request memorial contributions may be made to The Children’s Bereavement Foundation, 108 Aliceland Dr., Wintersville, OH 43953 or Bloomingdale Presbyterian Church, 871 St. Rt. 152, Bloomingdale, OH 43910.

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