Nancy Carolyn Owens, age 76, of Belle, passed away, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at SSM Health St. Mary’s in Jefferson City with her family by her side.
She was born November 17, 1944, in Alton, Mo, a daughter to the late Fred and Mary Lee (Simpson) Sisco.
She was a member of the College Hill Baptist Church.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her first husband, Clifford Tillman in 1973. She later married Donald David Owens on November 16, 1974 in Belle. He preceded her in death on July 20, 2012.
Carolyn retired from Quaker Windows after 33 years of service. After her retirement, she became a caretaker for her husband, Donald. After he passed away, she enjoyed working as a volunteer at C.A.S Projects in Belle.
She was a wonderful, loving, and devoted mother and grandmother to her family. It was what she loved and adored the most, especially her grandchildren. She devoted much of her time to caring for others. She loved the Lord Jesus Christ and instilled those values in her family. She was a true example of love.
Carolyn is survived by: one son, Donnie Owens and his wife Maria of California, Mo; two daughters, Lavonda Lawson and her husband Johnny of Rolla and Resa Branson of Belle; nine grandchildren, Jenifer Sparks and her husband Zachary, Christopher Duncan and his wife Meghan, Dayna Mitchem, Aimee Mitchem, Madison DeLong and her husband Drew, Breanna Owens, Haley Owens, Rebecca Tester, and Jason Branson; eleven great-grandchildren, Nygel, Hayden, Henley, Amanda, Aubrey, Ryder, Landon, Chase, Alex, Sean, and Skylar as well as many special nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents and husbands, Carolyn was preceded in death by one daughter, Debbie Rocha, one son Arvil Owens, one sister Bonnie Seilhan, one brother Delmar Sisco and her Furbaby, Tinkerbell.
Visitation for Carolyn will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Perry Wolfe officiating. Interment will be in the College Hill Cemetery. Masks are requested and social distancing guidelines must be followed.
Flowers may be sent to Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle or expressions of sympathy may be made to the College Hill Cemetery Fund.