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Carl E. Owens, Sr.

April 18, 1932 — June 5, 2023

Caulfield, Missouri

Carl Eugene (Gene) Owens, Sr., son of the late Luther Owens and Bertha Groves Owens was born April 18, 1932, at Williamsville, Missouri. He entered into eternal rest June 5, 2023, at the age of ninety-one years. 

On October 29, 2008, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Joan Schmidt. Mr. Owens was a veteran, having served with the United States Army. He enjoyed being outdoors, gardening and dancing. He loved to make homemade salsa, the hotter the better! 

He is survived by his wife, Joan Owens; seven children, Donna Cherry and husband, Keith, Carl Owens, Jr. and wife, Elaine, Eugenia Bauer and husband, Joe, Marcel Wray and husband, Kevin, Linda Owens, Marcus Owens, and Melissa Bradshaw; one step-daughter, Margaret Swafford; twenty-two grandchildren; thirty seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruby Melton Wideman and Frances Duncan; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Owens; and many nieces and nephews. 

His parents, former wife, Donna Fox Owens, one daughter, Michelle Owens, granddaughter, Cara Owens, step-grandson, Gary House, great-grandson, Nathen Stone, six brothers, Therman, Glenn, Calvin, Jim, Bobby, and Doyle, and two sisters, Ruth and Eva, preceded him in death. 

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Cemetery Information

St. Charles Memorial Gardens

3950 W Clay St

St Charles, MO 63301

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Charles Memorial Gardens, MO

3950 W Clay St, Saint Charles, MO 63301

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