Weirton Daily Times
Sun., Jan 15, 2006
Brilliant, Ohio – Lorena Owens, age 90, of Brilliant, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville.
She was born on July 17, 1915, in Elizabeth, W.Va., a daughter of the late William W. and Mattie (Lockhart) Owens. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Cecil, Lawrence “Dutch” and Raymond Owens.
Lorena lived most of her life in Brilliant, Ohio. After the death of her parents, Lorena closed the family grocery store and then worked as a clerk at the former Powell;s store and was retired from the former Schmacher’s Market in Brilliant.
She is survived by six nephews and their families, Larry W. Owens, Cecil Owens, Jr., John Owens, Jeff, Owens, Gene Owens and Bill Owens.
Lorena was faithful to her church, the Brilliant Christian Church, and will be sadly missed by her church family and longtime friends.’
Friends will e received on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and Monday from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Dr. Marc R. Tinstman, minister, officiating. Interment will follow in Fort Steuben Burial Estates, Wintersville.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.wheeleerfuneralhomes.com.