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Obituary for Mrs. Dorothy Jane "Dee" Ownby
Mrs. Dorothy Jane "Dee" Ownby, 90, formerly of Barry, died August 24, 2012 in Avon Park, Florida. Dorothy was born February 23, 1922, in Jacksonville, Illinois, a daughter of Roy & Hazel McPherson. They preceded her in death. Dorothy married Robert L. "Bob" Ownby in 1947 and resided in Barry until relocating to Florida in 1974. Bob preceded her in death. Dorothy is survived by a daughter, Nancy Kerley of Lakeland, Florida; two sons, Robert L. Ownby II "Bob" of Lawton, Iowa and Thomas J. Ownby of Fort Pierce, Florida; six grandchildren, Kris Wakeman, Stacie Kaylor, Rob and Ryan Ownby and Brad and Alan Ownby; and seven great grandchildren. Dorothy attended Quincy College and was a dental assistant in Quincy. She was active in community events and supported her children in many activities. She was a member of the Barry Baptist Church and the Presbyterian Church in Avon Park. She was also a member of the Red Hatters. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2012, in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry. Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry in charge of arrangements.
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Graveside Servives in ParkLawn Cemetery, Barry, IL