Alvin James Owens

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Alvin James Owens, 58, of Greenway, Ark., passed away May 16, 2013, at his home in Greenway.

He was born on July 23, 1954, in Nimmons, Ark., and is the son of Robert "Bob" Owens of Steele, Mo., and Claudene (Stidham) Owens of Piggott, Ark.

He was united in marriage to Teresa Edwards on May 14, 1976.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle Owens, and son, Aaron James Owens.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa Owens of Greenway, Ark.; children: Amanda Keas and husband Jason of Rector, Ark., Timothy Owens and wife Wendy of Greenway, Ark., Marsha Barnes and husband Jason of Greenway, Ark. and Curtis Brewer of Greenway, Ark.; grandchildren: Taylor, Cody, Brittany, Dennis, Hunter, Trinity, Destin, Hannah, Andy and Lucas; two sisters: Pam Cowgill of Rector, Ark.and Geraldine Gibson of Carryville, Ark.; brother, William Owens of Nimmons, Ark. and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Michael Calhoun officiating. Burial was in Hardin Chapel Cemetery near Crockett, Ark. Pallbearers are Wesley Mills, Tommy Stokes, Jesse Stokes, Wesley Stokes, William Owens, Michael Calhoun, Jr., Alvin Stokes, Sr., and Alvin Earl Stokes. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Sunday evening at the funeral home.