Audell "Dell" Owen

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Audell "Dell" Owen, 85 years, of Pineville, Missouri, was called to heaven on Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the Lacoba Home in Monett, Missouri.

Dell was born on July 20, 1929 in Benton County, Arkansas to the late Norvel and Bertha Mae (Cash) Goff. She was married to Oscar Valdez from 1946 to 1988 and to this union two children were born. She married Jessie Owen on October 24, 1994 at Bentonville, Arkansas. Dell worked as a nurse's aide at Bates Memorial Hospital in Bentonville, Arkansas. She also worked at the Pineville Library and at Social Services in Anderson, Missouri. Dell was an avid reader; loved music, bird watching and flower gardening.

Dell is survived by her husband of 19 years, Jessie Owen of Monett, Missouri; two children, Michael Valdez of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and Evelyn Lock and husband, Bob of Shell Knob, Missouri; a brother, F.W. "Bill" Goff of Payette, Idaho; two sisters, Louise Charles of Riverton, Kansas and Cora Mae Ward of Bentonville, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Richard Puryear, Scott Puryear, Lauren Valdez and Devin Valdez; five great grandchildren; as well as a host of other family and friends who will dearly miss Dell.

Graveside funeral services for Dell Owen will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the Pea Ridge Cemetery in Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Reverend Jamey Cope will officiate.

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Funeral services are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.