John Owens

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Funeral services for John Patrick Owens, of Caruthersville, Mo., will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 2, 2008, at the Church of Christ in Caruthersville, Mo. with Bro. Mike McDaniel officiating. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at the Church of Christ. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 4, in the Idabel Cemetery at Idabel, Okla.

Owens had been missing since March 21 and was found Saturday, April 26.

He was a graduate of Idabel High School and was employed at Trinity Shipyard in Caruthersville.

Survivors include two sons, Patrick and Aidan, of Idabel; one daughter, Eryn, of Idabel; his mother and step-father, Pat and Larry Thrasher, of Caruthersville; his father and step-mother, Jack Benny and Faye Owens, of Idabel; two brothers, Perry Owens and wife, Julie, of El Reno, Okla., and Bryan Owens, of Caruthersville; three step-brothers, Larry Jr., Steve and Frank Thrasher; two step-sisters, Caddice Oxford and Tracy Heifner; a step-grandmother, Irene Thrasher Dunehew and several nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Myrtle McPherson and John and Carmen Owens.

Pallbearers are Troy Pilcher, Brad Baker, Michael Windham, B.J. Colby, Jimmy Burks, Rance Thompson, Larry Owens and Kent Buck.

Brimhall Funeral Home in Hayti, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.