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418 North 13th Street
P.O. Box 1557
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: 903-874-3755
Fax: 903-874-5621
Billy Owen

Billy Howard Owen

Friday, November 30th, 1928 - Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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Billy Howard Owen, age 90, of Corsicana passed away at his residence on Sunday, April 21, 2019. He was born on November 30, 1928 in Navarro County to Thomas Jefferson Owen and Lillian Ross Owen.

Billy enlisted in the U S Navy in 1945 and served two years earning a Victory Medal WWII. He married Mary Alice Barr on July 5, 1951. They were known as Sonny and Gal from that point forward. They had two children, Ross and Valerie. He worked for the City of Dallas as an electrician for 30 years before retiring. Sonny and Gal then retired to Navarro County where he enjoyed ranching (his favorite hobby).

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his daughter, Donna Owen Wynn and his son-in-law, David Hawkins.

Sonny is survived by his children; Ross Owen of Dallas, Texas and daughter, Valerie Hawkins of Copeville, Texas, his grandchildren; Steve Owen, Alicia Hawkins and Amanda Hawkins. He is also survived by his brothers; Donald Butler of Corsicana, Texas and Bob Owen of Arkansas.

Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday April 25, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Corley Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove, Texas with Bro. Larry Talbert officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, April 25th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Corley Funeral Home
    418 North 13th Street
    CORSICANA, TX 75110
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  • Service

    Friday, April 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, April 26th, 2019 2:00pm
    Rose Hill Cemetery
    Rev. Larry Talbert


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