Born 7-31-1914 -- Died 10-16-2003
Lillian Leona Owens Lively, 89, daughter of the late James and Augusta Vannatter Owens, was born July 31, 1914, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Oct. 16, 2003, in Mountain Home.
She married Calvin A. Lively May 29, 1935, in Calico Rock. To this union five children were born.
She spent her life as a wife, mother, homemaker, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include four daughters and sons-in law -- Frances and J.W. Fountain of Calico Rock, Verlene and Carlos Ascensio of Kansas City, Mo., Carolyn and John Ballard of Belton, Mo., and Judy and Norman Wray of Salem; a son and daughter-in-law, Lloyd and Alma Lea Lively of Calico Rock; a sister, Helen Fitzhugh of DeSota, Kan.; a brother, Eugene Owens of Calico Rock; eight grandchildren -- Dennis Lively, Gary Lively, Steven Lively, Justin Wray, Chad Wray, Chris Ballard, Allison Elder and Tina Otterman; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers -- Henry, Japeth and Uysless Owens; and four sisters -- Fairy Smithson, Mary Griggs, Maxine Lively and Lorene Blankenship.
The funeral was Oct. 19 at Calico Rock Funeral Chapel with Wayne Wood officiating. Burial was at Roselawn Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Calico Rock.
Pallbearers were Dennis Lively, Gary Lively, Steven Lively, Justin Wray, Chad Wray and Chris Ballard.