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Forrest Owens


Mr. Forrest Owens age 96, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, November 6, 2021 at his residence.

He was born April 26, 1925, in Lewis County, Kentucky a son of the late Vess and Myrtle Riley Owens.

Forrest proudly served his country as a Marine in WWII where he received many honors. He was a Christian and enjoyed reading his bible, was retired from Chrysler Corporation where he worked for over 30 years as an electrician. He was a 32nd degree Mason Scottish Rite, a member of VFW Post 1282 of New Castle, Indiana and The American Legion Post 342 of Willard, Kentucky. He enjoyed making knives, guns, bee keeping, woodworking, gardening, telling stories and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Gulley Owens, two sons, Darryel Owens and Rickie Owens, one grandson, Ben Owens, four brothers, Danny Owens, Charles Owens, Curtis Owens and Darryel Owens, and one sister Yvonne Thomas.

Forrest is survived by two sons, Forrest Allen Owens of New Castle, Indiana, Terry (Beverly) Owens of Noblesville, Indiana, one daughter, Beverly Sue Owens of Grayson, Kentucky, three brothers, Donald Jewett Owens, of Emerson, Kentucky, Robert Owens of Laurel, Kentucky, and Jimmie Owens of Emerson, Kentucky, two sisters, Thelma Jean Back of Globe, Kentucky and Mary Joyce Tackett of Alabama.

Funeral services will be held at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Home in Knightstown, Indiana Burial will follow in Glen-Cove Cemetery State Route 109 in Knightstown, Indana.

Friends may visit from 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. Monday, November 8, 2021, at Globe Funeral Chapel, in Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, we ask that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com



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