Mildred Louise Owings

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Mildred Louise Owings, 76, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Logan Acres.

She was born on Aug. 25, 1937, in Bellefontaine to the late Thomas W. and Della Mary (Siffin) Berry.

On March 1, 1968, she married Marvin “Mike” Owings in Bellefontaine and he preceded her in death on Oct, 3, 1991.  She is also preceded in death by nine brothers, two sisters and a great-grandson.

Surviving are her children, William B. (Deb) Miller of Harrod, Kent E. (Maria) Miller of Dallas, Janice L. Miller of Bellefontaine, Lou Anne Miller of Lakeview and Judy (Bud) Alexander of Bellefontaine; grandchildren, O’Leatha (Luke) Tucker, Tiffany (Andy) Jacobs, Cameron Miller, Erik (Pat) Alexander and Kevin (Lou) Alexander; great-grandchildren, Cody Jacobs and Kaylee Tucker; sisters, Olive Woodard of Bellefontaine and Shirley (John) Holdren of Columbus; and a brother, George Franklin Berry of Illinois.

Louise was a nurse’s assistant at Mary Rutan Hospital, worked for LPZ Construction and made pies for Wee Ben Cafeteria and the Oak Cafeteria.

A member of the First Church of God, she loved making strawberry jam and going to garage sales.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Chuck and Jill Post and Bonnie Zell for the care of mom when she was home.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine and a graveside service will be in the Huntsville Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday with Pastor F. Michael Valentine officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Noah’s Ark Craft Fund, c/o First Church of God, 1000 E. Brown Ave., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

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