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Grace Jean Owen

September 7, 1939 — August 30, 2021

Grace Jean Owen, 81, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on August 30th, 2021 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick, Indiana.

She was born in Youngs Creek, Indiana on September 7th, 1939 to Roy Carson and Lottie Mae (Goforth) Hobson.

Grace married Ellis “Jack” Owen on August 17th, 1963 and he preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her Parents; (2) Brothers – Thomas and Marion Hobson; and Step-son – David.

Grace was a graduate of Paoli High School and had worked at Flick’s Restaurant and the Villager using her cooking skills.

She was the French Lick South Precinct Committee Chair for over 40 years and enjoyed a good political debate.
Grace volunteered many years at the West Baden Dome selling tickets for tours and talking to visitors about the dome.
She also volunteered for the Gleanor Food Program helping give away food.

Grace loved spending time with her great-granddaughters, Elliott and Quinn, sharing her love of cooking, birdwatching and playing board games.

She is survived by:

(1) Daughter - Donna Wininger (Barry) of French Lick, Indiana

(2) Sisters - Dorothy King of Paoli, Indiana and Nancy Sease of Orleans, Indiana

(1) Brother-in-law - Benny Owen (Grady) of Paoli, Indiana

(1) Daughter-in-law - Rose Owen of Phoenix, Arizona

(4) Grandchildren - Justin Wininger (Cherish) of French Lick, Indiana
Cassie Vera (Armando) of Tennessee
Buffy Matthews (Alvin) of California
Jamie Owen (Mary) of Arizona

(6) Great-Grandchildren - Elliott and Quinn Wininger; Tatitana Butts (Brandon); Natasha Capley (Cutler); Cody Owen; and Julian Vera.

(4) Great-Great-Grandchildren

FUNERAL CEREMONY

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Linda Presley on Saturday, September 4th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home with burial to follow at Paoli Community Cemetery.


VISITATION

Visitation for friends will be Saturday, September 4th, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Due to the increase in COVID cases, we strongly encourage everyone to wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Springs Valley Food Pantry, c/o Maxine Wininger, 1370 S. Indiana Avenue, French Lick, IN 47432

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Grace Jean Owen, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, September 4, 2021

10:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home

9640 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432

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Funeral Ceremony

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home

9640 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432

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Burial

Paoli Community Cemetery

501 S Elm St, Paoli, IN 47454

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