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Dwayne Owen

October 18, 1935 — April 2, 2015

Edward Dwayne Owen, age 79, surrounded by his loving family, went home to be with Jesus after a long battle with cancer.

He was born to Homer and Mayme Owen on October 18, 1935, in Okemah, Oklahoma. Dwayne proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean conflict and the Cold War.

He was a deacon of the Saving Grace Fellowship Church of God of Prophecy. He loved the outdoors and spending as much time as possible with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Mayme Owen; sisters, Sharon Corey and Wanda Lehmons; brothers, Harold Owen and Jim Owen, and his grandson, Shawn Carter.

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Lenora Owen; his sisters in law, Shirley Owen of Twin Falls, Natalie Peterson of Buhl, Delores Clark of Buhl, Gay (Vic) Ahlm of Leander, Texas; siblings, Bob (Sonia) Owen of Buhl, Myrna (Carl) Van Tassel of Stensville, Montana, Leonard (Donna) Owen of Buhl, Gerald (Grace) Owen of Twin Falls and Gary (Carol) Owen of Twin Falls; daughters, Teresa (John) Connell of Dietrich and Rachelle (Tony) Kildow of Caldwell; sons, Terry (Linda) Owen of Hansen, Carter Owen of Buhl, Richard (Cathy) Carter of Buhl, Kevin (Anne) Owen of Meridian and Travis (Kim) Bybee of Hayden Lake. He was also survived by the pride and joy of his life, his 26 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, and many, many loving nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Visions Hospice. The family would like to thank Visions Hospice for the outstanding care that was provided to our loving husband, father and grandpa.

A funeral service will be 2 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2015 at the First Christian Church in Buhl. Interment with military honors will follow the services at the West End Cemetery in Buhl.

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