Dora L. Owens
Dora L. Owens
  • May 23, 1934 - May 4, 2017
  • Weeki Wachee, Florida

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Dora L Owens, age 82, died on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Dora was a 55 year resident of Brooksville, coming from Leesburg, FL where she lived for 10 years, and originally coming from her childhood home in Phenix City, Alabama. Dora was born on May 23, 1934, in Phenix City, Alabama to the late John William & Ila Ione (Young) Johnson. Dora worked at Chinsegut Hill Research Center in Brooksville as a member of the catering department. Dora enjoyed sewing, flower gardening, reading, music, and crafting, and most of all, she loved her family. Dora was a member of the Garden Grove Baptist Church. Dora was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband of 55 years William I Owens, Jr. in February 2007, and by her daughter, Wanda Martin, December 22, 2016. Dora is lovingly survived by her daughter, Diann Brooks and her husband James Brooks, of Brooksville, FL. daughter, Dora Bowers and her husband Perry Bowers of Weeki Wachee, FL. and son, William “Bill” Owens, III and his wife Raechell Owens of Pickens, SC. Dora also leaves behind 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, sisters; Maggie Johnston of Orlando, Fl. Frances Murphy and her husband Walter of Midland, Ga. Miriam Lamb of Phenix City, Al. Mary Ann Frith and her husband Percy of Columbus, Ga. Dora’s family and friends will gather for visitation at the Turner Funeral Home, on Monday May 8, 2017, from 10-11 am. The Funeral Service will be held at 11am at the funeral home and Reverend Dallas Speight will officiate. Burial will follow at the Florida Hills Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow all services at the Funeral Home, at 12 noon. Funeral arrangements and care are entrusted to the Turner Funeral Homes 14360 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Florida 34609.