Brenda Jane Owens, 62, of Salem, Arkansas, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
She was born in Paris, Arkansas on July 10, 1955, daughter of the late Ruth (Jones) and Coy McKinnley Corley. Brenda spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was united in marriage to Garry Lynn Owens in Little Rock, Arkansas on August 30, 1997. She was a member of the Wheeling Church of Christ in Wheeling, Arkansas. Brenda loved the Lord and was a very giving person. During her working years, she worked as a sales manager for Waste Management. Brenda enjoyed taking pictures of nature including trees, clouds and flowers. She brought Union back to life by opening the store and sharing her love of cooking to the community by making the best pizza.
Brenda is survived by her husband, Garry Owens of the home; son, Jimmy McCallister and wife Holly of Alma, Arkansas; blended children, Jackie Lynn Owens of Union, Arkansas, Tina Renea McGrew and husband Tommy of Union, Arkansas, Jamie Billinger and husband Dale of Viola, Arkansas and Andy Sites and wife Ashley of Bella Vista, Arkansas; grandchildren, Ann Marie McCallister of Alma, Arkansas, Justin Richardson of Elizabeth, Arkansas, Tyler Richardson of Moody, Missouri, Ryan Billinger and Hallie Billinger both of Viola, Arkansas and Mason Sites and John Sites both of Bella Vista, Arkansas; sister, Shirley Strackbein of Little Rock, Arkansas; brother, Larry Corley and wife Lana of Little Rock, Arkansas and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Coy and Ruth Corley and brother, Tommy Corley.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 13, 2017 beginning at 10:00 AM with Bro. Joel Lewis officiating at Salem Church of Christ in Salem, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery in Union, Arkansas. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 12, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM at Lawson Road Church of Christ, 19439 Lawson Road, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Pallbearers include: Connie Everett, Jerad Everett, Teddy McCurley, Jackie Clayton, Jim Waldon and Ralph Moore
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.