Born 2-11-1919 -- Died 11-05-2006
Virginia Lee Owens Shehorn, 87, of Alton, was born Feb. 11, 1919, in Winona, Mo., and died Nov. 5, 2006, at the Shepherd's View Residential Care in Alton.
Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Frances Owens and Helen Markham; nieces and nephews, Diana and Tom Clary, Joan Sturdy, Jackie Beutler, George and Neda Owens, John Owens, Bill and Cheryle Owens, Terry and Allen Crosno, Jo Spacek, Bob and Katie Briles, Susan and Herb Jourdan, John Markham; her special friend, Wilma Pratt; several great-nieces and great-nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Markham and Ethel Harris Markham; two husbands, George Owens and Doris Shehorn; two nephews, Robert Owens and Dale Beutler; two brothers, Jack and Allen Markahm; three sisters-in-law; and three brothers-in-law.
She was a member of the Alton Church of Christ. She retired from the Eaton Corporation.
The funeral services were held Nov. 8 at the Clary Chapel with Bro. Rick Ragsdale officiating. Interment followed in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Winona, Mo., with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home.