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Gazette - (Jan/15/2009)
IOWA PARK — Thomas E. “Gene” Owens, age 79, of Iowa Park, Texas, passed away Monday, January 12, 2009, in Wichita Falls.

A memorial service will be Friday, January 16, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park, with Rev. John Kay, pastor, officiating. Private interment services will be in Highland Cemetery, Iowa Park, under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home of Iowa Park.

Gene was born October 8, 1929, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to W.M. and Jessie Mae George Owens. He attended schools in Electra, Texas, and graduated from W.F. George High School in Iowa Park. He married Leverne Bentley on June 3, 1951, in Electra. He was self-employed for 66 years as the owner and operator of Owens Oil Company located at Faulks Station, between Electra and Iowa Park, retiring in December 1996. He was a resident of Iowa Park for 57 years, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park.

Survivors include his wife, Leverne Owens of Iowa Park, Texas; daughter, Linda (Diane Owens) Tokoi b. 10 Feb 1953 Wichita Co and husband, Lauri Oscar Tokoi of Houston, Texas; daughter, Karen (Denise Owens) Spruiell b. Wichita Co 02 May 1957 and husband, Jerry of Iowa Park, Texas; granddaughters, Leesa Gail Everitt b. Harris Co 26 Dec 1977 of Thailand, and Amy Lynn Everitt b. 09 Mar 1980 Harris Co of Houston, Texas (mother Linda Diane father Albert Denton Everitt); grandsons, Alex Tokoi b. 18 Mar 1982 Houston of Houston, Texas, Mitchell Spruiell 08 May 1981 of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Trenton Spruiell 05 Dec 1984 of Iowa Park, Texas; brothers, Don Owens and wife, Jane, of Wichita Falls, Texas, and James Owens and wife, Sue, of Iowa Park, Texas.

Visitation with be at Dutton Funeral Home on Thursday evening, January 15, 2009, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park or the Friendly Door Senior Citizens Center of Iowa Park.

name: William Mitchell Owens
titles & terms:
event: Death
event date: 02 Sep 1978
event place: Methodist Hosp, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States
gender: Male
age: 80
birthr: 23 Sept 1897 Athens, Henderson County
father: Thomas E Owens
father's titles & terms:
mother: Nena Ursula Mitchell
mother's titles & terms:
residence: 710 N Jackson, Iowa Park, Wichita County
informant: son Gene Owens
burial: Highland Cemetery, Iowa Park
auto accident 9:15 am on the 2nd at Hwy 84 & Quaker Ave in Lubbock, his vehicle collided with truch-trailer.
certificate number: 104687
digital folder number: 005007805
image number: 00196
Citing this Record
"Texas, Deaths, 1977-1986," index and images, FamilySearch (

name: William Mitchell Owens
gender: Male
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 23 Sep 1897
birthplace: Henderson, Texas
death date:
name note:
race: White
father's name: Thomas E Owens
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Nena Mitchell
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C39630-0
system origin: Texas-EASy
source film number: 1481004
reference number: 13565
Citing this Record
"Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981," index, FamilySearch

T E Owens married Nena Mitchell 04 Mar 1896 Navarro County

Tomie Edward Owens 23 Jan 1900 TX- 30 Jul 1962 El Paso, WW II & Korea Vet, US Air Force, E. Owens informant, parents Tommie Owens & Nina Mitchell buried Ft Bliss, resident of county 20 yrs, was married.

Jul 1860 Rocky Springs Post Office, Police Dist 3, Claiborne, MS
Wm Owens 55 MS planter $2000 real estate $4500 personal wealth
Matilda Owens 37 MS
William Owens 24 MS
John Owens 17 MS
Oliver Owens 11 MS
Robert Owens 8 MS
Thomas Herring 11 MS
Wilson Herring 7 MS

02 Aug 1870 Copiah Co MS
William J Owens 35 MS
Martha Owens 38 MS
Thomas E Owens 3 MS
Eugene Owens 2 MS
William G Owens 6mos MS
John T Holliday 18 MS
William R Holliday 15 MS

1880 Navarro, Texas
self William L. Owens 44 MS 1836
wife Martha Owens 47 MS 1833 TN SC
son Thomas Owens 13 MS
son Eugean Owens 11 MS
son William Owens 9 MS
daughter Ida Owens 8 MS
step son William Holliday 25 MS 1855

19 June 1900 JP 5 Blooming Grove & Purdon villages, Navarro TX
William L Owens Jul 1835 MS married 51 years
Martha Owens Nov 1831 MS bore 9 children 4 living reported to be Martha Ann McGallion
Eugene Owens Jan 1868 MS
William Owens Dec age 30 MS married 2 yrs
Nana MITCHELL Owens Oct 1878 TX dtr in law
Mitchel Owens Sept 1897
Thomas Owens Jan 1900

Name: William Lemon Owens
Birth Date: Jul 1835
Age at Death: 82
Death Date: 1917
Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Martha Ann McGallion Owens 1831 - 1906
Thomas E Owens 05 June 1866 - 02 Aug 1899
William Gislee Owens 03 Dec 1870 - 29 Sept 1925
W L Owen's parents reported to be William Owens and Matilda unknown

William Gislee Owens
Dec 3, 1870 - Sep 29, 1925
Whirled to Death in Line Shaft at Gin
SWEETWATER, Texas, Oct. 1 - W. G. Owens, 55, was whirled to death when he became entangled in a line shaft at the Farmers' Gin at Roscoe, near here. A belt slipped off which he was endeavoring to replace. The body was sent to Blooming Grove, his former home for burial. A wife, son and two daughters survive

Dora M Scott Owens 1877-1926 married 06 Jan 1901 Navarro County
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