Charles Robert Owens

Friday, December 4, 2015

Charles Robert Owens, 72, of Manila died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at St Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Louie Leadell and Pansy Tracer Owens. He was a 1963 graduate of Dixie High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Robert was retired from the former Continental Systems Company in Jonesboro and had lived in Manila for the past 22 years.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Hattie Louise Noel.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Dorothy Keller Owens of Manila; four daughters, Stephanie Owens of Jonesboro, Joyce Owens of Manila, Windy Easley of Paragould and Georgetta Knuckles of Paragould; one sister, Bertha Mink of Brookland; six grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday Dec. 5, 2015, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 12:30 until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

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