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Opal Kathrina Owens
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Opal Kathrina Owens, age 94, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 11:57 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. She was born July 6, 1923, in Dade County, Missouri, the daughter of Robert Franklin and Cecile Marie (Hedlie) Pierce.

Opal was a registered nurse at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center, in Mt. Vernon and she enjoyed dancing, bowling, cooking and watching football and golf. She was of the Assemblies of God faith.

Opal married Clarence Jones on March 19, 1940, in Greenfield, Missouri and to this union there were six children, James Jones, Mae Fisher, Connie Daniel, Joyce Campbell, Donald Jones and Lile Jones. She is also survived by an adopted son, Brian Dee; three sisters, Hazel Purdy, Cleo Cagle and Janet Dill; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, Robert and Cecile, first husband Clarence, second husband, Gary, daughter, Connie Daniel, son, Lile Jones, three brothers, Roy, Carl and Orville Pierce and two sisters, Alberta Pierce and Geraldine Mitchell, preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial to follow at the Summit Cemetery.

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Funeral Service




2:00 PM
Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712





3:00 PM
Summit Cemetery

Summit Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.

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Summit Cemetery

Summit Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.


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