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Elita Owen

Friday, November 18, 2005

PORTAGEVILLE -- Elita M. Owen, 105, died Nov. 17, 2005, in Sikeston.

Born Jan. 11, 1900, in Hardin County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Sarah Wade and Benjamin Norris Duke.

Her husband, William R. Owen, preceded her in death on July 31, 1971.

One son, Delbert Duke Owen; and one grandchild, Melanie Joy Price, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Calvin and Wilma Owen of Sikeston and Willie Joe and Wilma Owen of Portageville; four daughters and one son-in-law, Vivian Petty of Cape Girardeau, Norene Price of Kennett, Willita Owen of Memphis, Tenn., and Leola and Tom Cotten of Greenesville, Tenn.; two sisters, Roberta McCasland of Fairfield Heights and Lucille Rainey of Savannah, Tenn.; and nine grandchildren and numerous great-

grandchildren.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time for services at 2 p.m. Saturday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.

Burial will follow in Memorial Garden at Caruthersville.