Jan. 26, 1927 – Sept. 19, 2013

A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Friday, September 27, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. for longtime Maricopa resident, Billie Jo Owens, 86.  Mrs. Owens was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma on January 26, 1927 and passed away on September 19, 2013 in Taft.  Mrs. Owens was always involved with anything her children were a part of as they were growing up.  She loved her family and fishing.  Mrs. Owens was a member of  the Taft Gold Club.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Owens in 2011.  She is survived by her children and their spouses, Billy and Linda Owens, James and Darlene Owens, JoAnn and Geno Phillips, Mary and Marc Callen, Brenda and Dale Edwards, and Joey Owens; she is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.  There are no visitation hours scheduled and the arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.  To sign an online guest book  please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com