HEALDTON — Funeral services for Wanda Fern (Gregory) Owen, 84, of Healdton, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church of Healdton. Interment will follow at the Mount Olive Cemetery of Healdton. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.
Fern was born September 7, 1928, at Saint Jo, Texas, to the late Fleming Edward Gregory and Etta Marie (Dean) Gregory. She departed this life Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Spring, Texas.
Fern was raised in Saint Jo, Texas, attending school there. She married Leonard Evan Owen on March 25, 1949, at Gainesville, Texas. They resided at numerous places before finally settling in Healdton in 1967. Fern was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Healdton. She was a homemaker and a wonderful mother and grandmother. She also enjoyed participating in a local Bunco Group.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and two daughters, Linda Cumpton and Jeannine Baird.
Survivors include her loving husband, Leonard E. Owen of Houston, Texas; son, Greg Owen and wife, Ann of The Woodlands, Texas; son-in-law, Jim Cumpton of Ardmore; brother, Don Gregory and wife, Peggy of Flower Mound, Texas; grandchildren, John Cumpton and wife, Stephanie of Houston, Texas, Jason Cumpton and wife, Stacy of Oklahoma City, Kirk Baird and wife, Lindsey, Andy Baird and wife, Melissa, Scott Baird, Madeline Owen and Evan Owen, all of the Houston area; and numerous other family and friends.
Pallbearers are the grandsons, John Cumpton, Jason Cumpton, Kirk Baird, Andy Baird, Scott Baird and Evan Owen.
In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to be made to the First United Methodist Church of Healdton, P.O. Box 456, Healdton, OK 73438.
Family visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home in Wilson.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.