Marie Owens, 96, of Woodsfield, OH formerly of Shadyside, OH died Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Arbors of Woodsfield. She was born September 16, 1919 in Steubenville, OH a daughter of the late Wilbert and Margaret “Maggie” Minor Auten.
Marie was a retired bookkeeper at various automobile dealerships in the valley, was a member of Shadyside First Christian Church, Captina Chapter # 489 Order of Eastern Star and served on the Shadyside Board of Public Affairs. Marie was a Shadyside High School graduate Class of 1938 and attended the Elliott Business School. She was the first Mother Advisor of the Shadyside Rainbow Girls, a past president of the Shadyside Band Boosters, and an avid Euchre Player.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband J. Donald Owens on February 20, 1993; a son, Dale David Owens and a close dear friend, Brice Bovenizer.
Surviving are her daughter Donna Sue (Jay) Circosta of Woodsfield; two granddaughters, Jayne Lynne (Matt) Vinskovich of Woodsfield and Susan Jaye (Mike) Snively of Cambridge, OH; three great- grandchildren, Matison Jayne and Jaykob Matthew Vinskovich, Major Jay Snively.
Friends will be received Friday from 4-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside where funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 pm with Pastor Eric White officiating. Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery. O.E.S services will be held Friday at 7:30 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shadyside First Christian Church or Activities Dept. Arbors of Woodsfield or Amedisys Hospice by going to www.tmcfunding.com
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