Donna Jean Owen

Published 1:42 pm Monday, December 30, 2019

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Donna Jean Owen of Windsor, Virginia, went peacefully to be with her Lord on Dec. 25, 2019.

She was born on July 30, 1936, to Samuel Fletcher Jones and Johnnie Marie Bass in Fort Worth, Texas, and was the widow of Bobby Wayne Owen.

She leaves four sons, James Copeland Howard, John Raymond Howard, Joel Donald Howard and  Jeffrey Lewis Howard; a stepdaughter, Joy Daniel; seven grandchildren; a neice and two nephews.

The funeral will be conducted at noon on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Windsor Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. John Corson, followed by her interment at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Donna’s favorite charity, The Union Mission Ministries, 5100 E. Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23502.

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