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Lovice Owen
    Lovice Turner Owen, 87, died Thursday, July 15, 1999, at the Sunshine Nursing Home. She was Born Aug. 15, 1911, in Pontotoc County. She was a homemaker and a member of Toxish Baptist Church. She was preceded in death bu her husbands, J.V. Eddington and Henry Clay Owen.
    Services were Friday, July 16, at Baldwin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gene Hudson and the Rev. Chris Sartin officiating. Burial was in Gershorm Cemetery.
    Survivors include two sisters, Murriel Lowrey of Pontotoc and Jewell Chunn of Moss Point; one brother Doyle Turner of Pontotoc; several nieces and nephews.
    Pallbearer were Max Turner, Andy Creely, Robert Turner, Matthew Creely, Bentley Otts, and Jerry Sartin.

Clarence Owens
    Clarence Owens, 57, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at the Columbus Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis. he was a native of Pontotoc. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a small engine repair mechanic.
    Services were Monday, Oct. 4, at Naylor Chapel CME Church. Burial was in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include his mother, Emma Crudup of Pontotoc; six brothers, Dave Crudup, Verna Crudup, Roy Crudup, Artis Crudup, Verneal Crudup, and Bousha Crudup, all of Pontotoc; two sisters, Marilyn Sheffield of Pontotoc and Rose Hall of Red Hill.

Mayfield Owings
     Jim Mayfield Owings, 83, died Saturday, July 24, 1999, at his residence in Athens after a sudden illness. He was
born July, 28,1915, in Amory to William and Claude Lusby Owings. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County, living in Athens over 40 years. He was a farmer and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening.
    Services were Monday, July 26, at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Bro. Mac Phillips officiating. Burial was in Howell Cemetery.
    Survivors include his wife, Mary Catherine Owings of Aberdeen, whom he married in 1938; two sons, Bobby M. Owings and his wife, Jo Ann, and Ronnie H. Owings, all of Aberdeen; one daughter, Billie Jean Hawkins and her husband, Grant, of Aberdeen; two brothers, Joe T. Owings of Hamilton and Floyd "Cotton" Lusby of Aberdeen; three sisters, Dessie Haney of Pontotoc, Emma Jean Scott of Houston, Texas, and Evelyn Bender of Aberdeen; three grandchildren, Felicia Springfield, Terry London and Staci Minor; five great-grandchildren.
    Pallbearers were Billy Kirpatrick, Chris Barker, Thomas Young, Frank Bender, Bruss Williams, James Roy Tate, Mike Hawkins.
    Honorary pallbearers were Richard Kirkparick, Jimmy Kirpatrick, J. C. Guyton, Johnny Pinkerton,and Buddy House.

Obituaries From The Pontotoc Progress

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