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Juanita Dodd Ownby

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Juanita Dodd Ownby, 84, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born Aug. 4, 1921, in Umma, Tenn., daughter of the late Stanley and Nettie Laster Dodd, she was employed at Brown Shoe Company and was a member of the Eastwood Memorial United Methodist Church.

On Feb. 28, 1948, she married Rex Ownby, who preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 1967. She was also preceded in death by two brothers and seven sisters.

Survivors include one son, Robert Michael Ownby, of Burbank, Calif.; one daughter, Patricia Jane Ownby, of Westmont, Ill.; two grandchildren, Melissa Lowery and Christina Ownby and two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Josephine Lowery.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Eastwood Memorial United Methodist Church in Caruthersville, Mo., with the Rev. Dwight Chapman officiating.

Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Carl J. Dodd, David Adair, Tom Croghart, David Boyd, Tom Collins and Chris Storey.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.