Friday, January 29, 2010

Mrs. Permelia H. Owen

Mrs. Permelia H. Owen, died at the residence of her son, Robert Owen, in Judsonia, Ark., July 20, 1896. She was born near Muscle Shoals, Ala., March 21, 1815. While a girl she moved with her parents to Fayette county, Tenn, and was married to Felix Owen, Jan. 15, 1839. She was converted and joined the Independence Baptist church, near Denmark, Ark, in 1851. She has made her home in Arkansas since 1849, and in Judsonia for more than twenty years. The funeral services were conducted by Eld. E. C. Lile, at the Baptist church, after which her remains were laid to rest in Evergreen cemetery.

Arkansas Baptist, August 19, 1896, page 15

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