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Effie Pearl Owen

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.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

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

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Sorry to hear about Grandma Pearl, she was a lovely lady, my thoughts and prayers for your comfort, she surely will be missed.

Todd Ambil Apr 10 2016 12:00 AM

Mary and Clyde,we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Sam and shirley Knapp Apr 9 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry the loss of your Mother ...

Linda Vermett Apr 9 2016 12:00 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

Jim and Joan Sigurdson Apr 9 2016 12:00 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.

Tom & Carol Walborn Apr 9 2016 12:00 AM