March 18,1930 -May 13,2003
Nettie Owens, 73, of Seaton, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island. Funeral Services will be Saturday at 10:00 AM at Trimble Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial will be in Peniel Cemetery, Joy. Visitation is Friday from 5 to 7 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Nettie Owens memorial fund.
Nettie was born on March 18, 1930, in Millersburg Township, Mercer County, Illinois, to George and Vera (Temple) Newton. She was previously married to Louis W. Owens.
Nettie loved working in her yard, especially with her flowers. She enjoyed sewing and was a terrific cook, known for her beef and noodles. She took care of many animals.
Nettie is survived by children, Butch Owens of Aledo, Nancy Clark and her husband, Charles, of West Burlington, Iowa, Debbie Epperly of Joy, Toni Owens of Indianola, Iowa, and Rosie Vestal of Seaton; 2 sisters and a brother and their spouses, Lois Syrkel of Oquawka, Johnny and Joyce Newton of Farmington, Iowa, and Joyce and George King of New Boston; and nine grandchildren, Chris Clark, Amanda Clark, Elizabeth Epperly, Erin Epperly, Joshua Owens, Ann Owens, Matthew Owens, William Owens and Mason Vestal. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Herald Newton; a sister, Doris Mae Newton and a granddaughter, Susan Owens.