Reba Owings, 83, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019 at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, MO.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2019 at the First Christian Church, 224 W. Dryden St., Odessa, MO, 64076. Interment will be in the Odessa Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church. Memories of Reba and condolences for her family may be left at www.ralphojones.com or on our Facebook Page.
Reba was born on February 16, 1936 in Chapel Hill, MO to Daniel Martin and Georgia Ann (Booker) Murry. She was united in marriage to Don Owings on October 22, 1977 at the First Christian Church in Odessa. She worked for Western Electric and then retired from Union Carbide in Kansas City, MO. Reba was a member of the First Christian Church and the Christian Women’s Fellowship. She and Don enjoyed traveling the world. In addition spending time with family and friends, Reba enjoyed getting together with the girls to play cards.
Reba is survived by her husband Don Owings of Odessa, MO; a son Ken Morris of Durant, Oklahoma; two grandchildren; Kevin Morris and wife Meredith and Lindsay Morris and husband Eric Gonzalez; two great grandchildren, Eli and Archer Morris; a brother, Earl Murry and wife Alline of Odessa, MO; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Reba was preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth, Milford and Gene Murry; and six sisters, Clydie Adams, Edna Grubb, Gracie Ailor-Knight, Alberta Brown, Bernice Barker and Esther Brockmeyer.