Mary Joyce Owens, 86 of Myra, Texas passed away on October 19, 2022. She was born on June 4, 1936 in Burns City, Texas to J. T. Lillard and Alma (Kays) Lillard. Mary was married to T. J. Owens who preceded her in death 13 years ago. She was a member of the Myra Baptist Church. Her career included being a caretaker at Camp Sweeney.
Mary is survived by son, Randy Owens of Myra, Texas; granddaughters, Heather Owens of Gainesville, Texas and Kaylie Owens also of Gainesville, Texas; great grandchildren, Ashlyn Brooks, Ayden Owens, Carter Turbeville, Adelynn Owens Ortega; brother-in-law W.T. Owens, nieces Rita Odoma and husband James, Debbie Hermes and husband Ralph, Jana Horner, Becky Alford and husband Randy, Sarah Phillips, Ann Cooley and husband Ray; nephews Ronny Horner and wife Ella, Roger Owens and wife Cozetta, Alan Comer.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, T. J. Owens and a sister, Dorothy Horner.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm at Meador Funeral Home, 1204 E. California Street, Gainesville, Texas. Service will be held at Meador Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 2:00 pm followed by Interment at New Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers make contributions to Solaris Hospice, Gainesville, Texas
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