Saturday, January 12, 2013

Kathleen R. McEowen (January 11, 2013)

Kathleen R. McEowen, 77, of Greenville, passed away peacefully at Heartland Nursing Home in Greenville Friday morning, January 11, 2013 with her devoted husband by her bedside.

Kathleen was born in Montgomery County, May 1, 1935, moved to the Greenville area in 1950 and graduated from Greenville High School in 1953.

She was preceded in death by her father Raymond D. Connely, mother, Kathryn (Leen) Connely, sister, Linda Sue Wenning, and a daughter, Deborah Kay (McEowen) Brown.

A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, she is survived by her husband of 58 years, Roger L. McEowen, whom she married October 2, 1954 by the Rev. Noble Schlechty in the parsonage of the Rossburg United Methodist Church; son, Jeffrey B. (LeAnn) McEowen; grandchildren, Bradley R. McEowen, Bailey R. (McEowen) Trick, Brenna R. McEowen, Grayson J. McEowen, Melissa (Gabriel) Nickolson, and Brian Gabriel; great grandchildren, Landyn Gabriel, Ollie M. Trick, and Evann C. Trick; and a son-in-law, Randy Brown.

A private service will be held at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Randy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.

There will be no public visitation. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville.

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