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American Diabetes Association ,
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Paul Leon Owens, 90 years, De Soto entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Owens was a Superintendent for Fruehauf Corporation. He was a member of the CC Camp and Amvets Post #48. He enjoyed spending time with his family, going dancing, playing cards and vacationing. Born on Tuesday, July 21, 1925 in Belgrade, Missouri to the late Jessie J. and Jettie M. (Nee Parks) Owens.
His surviving family members are a son, Steven J. Owens of De Soto; four daughters, Rita Jean Zoph, Paula Sharon (husband, Jimmy) Zoph all of De Soto, Mary Kay (husband, Dwayne) Wilson of Festus and Gail Ann Owens also of De Soto; one sister, Norma Jean Belfield of Potosi, MO; twelve grandchildren: Tom Zoph, Mary Speth, Tracy Hillman, Kim Rawson, Amy Zoph, Matt Zoph, Adam Zoph, Holly Owens, Sarah Wilson, Kelly Wilson, Michael Shirley and Briann Shirley; thirteen great-grandchildren, ten great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchildren.
Reverend Jim Owens will be officiating the funeral service.