Effie Pearl Owen
Entered Into Rest: Apr 5, 2016
Effie Pearl Owen
Residence: Swanton, Ohio
Entered Into Life: June 23, 1920
Entered Into Rest: Tuesday morning, April 5, 2016
Visitation: Sunday, April 10th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Funeral Service: Monday, April 11th at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home
Interment: Ottawa Hills Memorial Park

Effie Pearl Owen, age 95, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday morning, April 5, 2016, in Corbin, Kentucky, as she was returning from Georgia where she had been wintering with her daughter and son-in-law.  Pearl was born June 23, 1920, in Buchtel, Ohio to William C. and Edna Grace (Vess) Dixon. She married Cleadus Owen and he preceded her in death.

Pearl was a homemaker, raising her five daughters. In her early years, she enjoyed going to the casinos and betting on horses.  She loved crocheting  and working crossword puzzles and spending time with her family.

She will be greatly missed by her loving and devoted daughters, Mary Ellen (Clyde) Sheperd; Sandra (Arthur) Tinkle, Gloria (Gary) Sigurdson, and Laura Ellinwood; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Irene Whitkovic; and son-in-law, Ed Griesinger.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Cleadus; daughter, JoAnn Griesinger; and 7 siblings.

Family and friends may visit Sunday, April 10th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton.  Funeral services will be held Monday, April 11th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.  Interment will follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.

 

Condolence:
Sam and shirley Knapp
#1
April 9th, 2016 5:34 am
Mary and Clyde,we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
Linda Vermett
#2
April 9th, 2016 8:17 am
Sorry the loss of your Mother ...
Jim and Joan Sigurdson
#3
April 9th, 2016 8:54 am
Gloria, Sorry to read about your Mother's passing. We won't be able to come to the funeral home. I'm still having problems with my knee. It's hard to lose your Mother. I'm sure you have many great memories of her life. Love and prayers to you and your family. Love, Jim and Joan
Tom & Carol Walborn
#4
April 9th, 2016 10:09 am
Sorry to here about the loss of your Mom. Pearl will be greatly missed by family,friends,neighbors.Tom & Carol have alot of great memories. Wonderful neighbor.Prayers to all the family.
Todd Ambil
#5
April 10th, 2016 3:32 pm
Sorry to hear about Grandma Pearl, she was a lovely lady, my thoughts and prayers for your comfort, she surely will be missed.
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