October 3, 2013

Edna S. Owens

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Edna S. Owens, 67, of Hamilton, Ohio passed away Thursday, Sept,  26, 2013, at University Hospital.

She was born Nov. 13, 1945 in Hamilton, Ohio the daughter of the late Clay Benge and Cimmie Cleo (Taylor) Benge.  Miss Edna loved children, books, flowers and animals. She worked for over 20 years at Wonderful World of Kids.

She is survived by her son, Paul (Kathleen) Owens; her granddaughter, Courtney Owens; and siblings, Elgene ( Robert) Wysong and Gary Benge.

Mrs. Owens was preceded in death by her brother, Alvin Deverne Benge; and her sisters Joyce Benge and Beatrice Phillips.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Taylor Family Cemetery in Laurel County.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions would be appreciated to Lane Public Library Fund at the Hamilton Community Foundation, 319 North 3rd Street, Hamilton, Ohio 45011 or Animal Friends Society, 1820 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio  45011. The Webster Funeral Home in Fairfield, Ohio  is serving the family.