Douglas "Doug" Eugene Owens, 80, of Savoy, Texas, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30A.M., Wednesday, May 22, at Round Mountain Church in Vian, Oklahoma. Wes Owens will share fond words and memories. Burial will follow at Round Mountain Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma. Friends may visit from 5:00P.M. until 7:00P.M., Tuesday at Forever Memories Funeral Services in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Memorials may be made to the Douglas Eugene Owens GoFundMe account to help offset funeral expenses.
Doug was born February 27, 1939, in Cleveland, Texas, to Jimmie Howard Lee Owens and Fairy Aline (McMillan) Maze. He attended Carlile and Vian Schools and later joined the United States Air Force. Doug was a true storyteller extraordinaire, he loved sharing with anyone that would listen. Doug was a jack of all trades and worked for Ford Motor Company. As of late, he was a facility maintenance person, which he loved.
Doug is survived by 3 brothers, Jimmie Howard (Bobby) Owens and wife, Freda, Wes Owens and wife, Luola, and Les Owens, all of Vian, Oklahoma; 4 daughters, Donna Craig, of Groveton, Texas, Shelley Church, of McAlester, Oklahoma, Kathryn Crutchfield and husband, Steve, of Wagoner, Oklahoma, and Melissa Sapulpa, of Muskogee, Oklahoma; 1 son, John Owens, of Florida; fourteen grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmie Owens and Aline Maze; and sister in law, Nel Owens, wife of Les.
The family of Mr. Clark has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Forever Memories Funeral Services, Inc., 463505 Hwy 101, Sallisaw, OK.