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Opal D. Owen

February 20, 1920 ~ September 27, 2018 (age 98)

Opal D. Owen, 98, a resident of Broughton, Illinois, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Hamilton Memorial Hospital.

She was born February 20, 1920 in Karbers Ridge, IL to Edward Clarence and Cathlene Hannah (James) Tanner.  Opal married Perley Glen Owen on July 5, 1938 in Morganfield, Ky and he preceded her in death.  A home maker, Opal was a member of the former Broughton Baptist Church and a member of the Eastern Star.

Opal is survived by one son, Joseph Glen (Vicki) Owen of Mt. Vernon, IL; three daughters, Geraldine (Robert) Barker of Broughton, IL, Leona Reed of Indianapolis, IN and Virgie Ledford of Shorewood, IL; one sister, Golda L. Parnell of California; ten grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother and one sister.

A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Hickory Hill Cemetery near Broughton with Rev. Robert Sefried officiating.  Those attending the service are asked to meet at the cemetery.
 

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