MURRAY, Ky. - Kenneth J. Owen age 86, of Murray, Ky., passed away Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Spring Creek Health Care in Murray, Ky. Mr. Owen was born May 28, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ark., to the late Alney W. and Helen Calkins Owen.
He was the Owner and Operator of Owen Food Market for 46 years, a Navy Veteran of WWII, and a member of the Antioch Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Fannilee Owen of Murray, two daughters, Peggy Harrell and Paula Compton and husband Steve all of Murray, two sons, Ronnie Owen, and David Owen and wife Blenda also of Murray, sister, Catherine Cook of Brookport, Il., and brother, Bill Owen of Ocala, Fla., also fourteen grandchildren, and fifteen great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Mae Roper Owen, son, Jerry Owen, and brother, Jim Owen.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home, Al Colley will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may go to; Owen Food Market Scholarship % Office of Development Murray State University 200 Heritage Hall, Murray, Ky. 42071, or Murray Calloway Co. Hospital Hospice House Building Fund 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Ky. 42071.
Online Condolences can be left at; www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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