Gloria June Owens went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 3, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Gloria June was born July 12, 1943 in Lickskillet, Arkansas to Leonard and Mildred Wagner. She was a storekeeper in Blueball for many years, and co-owner of L.O. Poultry. During this time, she made an impression on many lives and lifelong friends. Gloria June was a lifelong member of Mt. Moriah Community Church in Haletown, Arkansas. Her Christian legacy has impacted countless lives and she will be greatly missed.
Gloria June leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 61 years, Royce Owens; one son Gregory Owens of Waldron, Arkansas; one daughter Tammye Sherrill and husband Phillip of Waldron, Arkansas; one sister Loreta Daggs and husband Jim of Waldron, Arkansas. Nanee will be missed by her three grandchildren, Clayton Owens and wife Tesia of Waldron, Arkansas, Caroline Pearson and wife Rachel of Jonesboro, Arkansas, and Caleb Sherrill of Waldron, Arkansas; three great-grandchildren, Natallie, Austin, and Gracie, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Gloria June was preceded in death by her parents, Mildred and Leonard Wagner and one brother Bud Wagner.
Gloria June’s life celebration will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at Mt. Moriah Community Church in Haletown, Arkansas with Rev. Caleb Sherrill and Rev. Joe Powers officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Hill Cemetery in Union Hill, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Gloria June’s pallbearers will be Myrtie Owens, Chad Owens, Shane Owens, Jason Daggs, Darren Hatton and Tim Cox.
Gloria June’s visitation will be Monday, December 5, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.