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Zola Mae Owens

Olney ~ Zola Mae Owens, 85, died on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Hamilton Hospital in Olney, Texas.  Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Southside Baptist Church Family Life Center in Olney, with Andy Graham, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Restland Cemetery in Olney. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.

Zola Mae was born on July 27, 1932, in Burkburnett, Texas, to the late Robert B. and Altie Mae (Denton) Baker.  She was a resident of Olney for 73 years. She married Odis Clinton “Buddy” Owens on September 25, 1954 in Olney. He preceded her in death on August 12, 1998. Zola Mae had been a baby sitter for many years along with being a clerk at Cub Drug. She sang in the choir at First Baptist Church for many years before joining Southside Baptist Church, where she continued to be a faithful member.  

Zola Mae was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three children: Terry Lynn Owens, Glenda Carol Owens, Richard Owens; five brothers: R. B. Baker, Kenneth Baker, W.L. Baker, Louis Baker, Roy Lee Baker; two sisters:  Ruth Young,  Edith McGaughy; a grandson, Byron Gage Firestone; and a great-grandson, Easton Gage Davidson.

Zola Mae is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Teri Owens of Bethany, Oklahoma; one daughter, Holly Firestone and her fiancé Chris Koontz of Olney, Texas;  grandchildren: Raven Davidson and her husband Jonathan, Shanna Owens, Danielle Owens and her fiancé Drew Roberts, Ashley Owens, Brittney Self and her husband Jacob, April Gragson and her husband Tyler, Ryan Rafferty and his wife Maggie, Joseph Owens and his wife Angie, Shane Owens and his wife Jessica, Chance Owens and his wife Heather, Brady Owens; twenty great-grandchildren; and her daughter-in-law, Michelle Owens.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.lunnfuneralhome.com.

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Olney, Texas 76374

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