Evelyn Owens, 91, of Quincy, Ky., formerly of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 in Portsmouth, Ohio. Born April 9, 1923 in Madison County, she was a daughter of the late Bascom & Bertha East Prewitt. She had been a sales associate for Stewart’s Dept. Store, a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Lexington, and a former member of Lancaster Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Owens, two brothers, Arthur & Nolen Prewitt, and a sister, Nora Smith.
Survivors include two sons, Bascom “Sam” (Adele) Owens of Aviano, Italy, Albert Dean (Kathi) Owens of Lucasville, Ohio, a daughter, Cheryl J. Caudill of Quincy, Ky., 5 grandchildren, Michele (John) Baswell, Jacqueline (Jamie) Bartek, Albert (Sara) Owens, Lisa (James ) Culp, Jason Ball, 2 step granddaughters, Sarah (Matt) Green , Amanda (Bob) Waughtel, 8 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Ramsey Funeral Home by Revs. Bob Jones & Bobby Greene, with burial following in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5—8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends and family may leave condolences or special memories on her tribute page at www.ramseyfuneralhome.com
Ramsey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.