Mary V. Owen, died Sunday July 30, 2017 at the Villages of Silvercrest. She was the former Mary Virginia Bego. She was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post #1693, an ordained Deacon and Elder in the Presbyterian Church, a member of St. John Presbyterian Church, being the third generation to be a member of that church. Mary retired from the former New Albany Area Chamber of Commerce. After retirement she volunteered at the Kentucky Center for the Arts for many years. She and her husband Walt traveled all 50 states and most of Europe.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Walt Owen and her parents, Pearl and Herman Bego.
Mary is survived by: her son Greg Owen (Debby);
two grandson: Todd and Kevin Owen (Pat),; and two great-granddaughters Schuyler and Averi Owen.
A funeral service celebrating Mary's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday August 3, 2017 at the Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville (1846 E. Oak St.) with entombment in KraftI-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 3 - 7 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to St. John Presbyterian Church or American Cancer Society.
Published on July 31, 2017