Mrs. Freda “Joy” Carroll Owens, age 77, of Rattlesnake Ridge, Olive Hill, Kentucky, was called to Heaven Friday morning, July 17, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family after an extended illness.
She was born March 8, 1943, in Grahn, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Mid and Opal Mosier Carroll.
Joy attended the Shelby United Baptist Church. She devoted her life to the fullest to her husband, children, and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Howard Owens.
Joy leaves behind two sons, Jeffery Owens (Lisa) of Lenoir City, Tennessee, and Darrin Owens (Kim) of Olive Hill, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Darrah Rose, Becky Little (Daniel), Samantha Vanderpool (Sam), Courtney Bond (Dustin), Kristen Terry ( Kyle Lawson), and Kenzie Owens; two great grandchildren, Harleigh Bond and Kennedi Lawson; and one sister, Katherine Barker (Donald) of Grahn, Kentucky. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 20, 2020, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky, with Brother Jim Owens officiating. Burial will follow in the Owens Barker Cemetery on Rattlesnake Ridge in Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2020, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky and after 9 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Rick Barker, Chris Coleman, Doug Mosier, Sam Vanderpool, Clinton Johnson, and George Barker will serve as pallbearers.
COVID -19 restrictions will be observed. Everyone is required to wear a mask.
Condolences can be sent to the family at Globe Funeral Chapel.