Iris E. Owensby

Monday, October 13, 2003

BLOOMINGTON ---- Iris E. Owensby, 74, of Bloomington and formerly of rural Greene County and Crane, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003.

Born Oct. 9, 1929 in London, England, she was the daughter of Theodore Henry and Lillie (Norcott) Ball.

She worked several years for the city of Bloomington as an office manager for the street department. She was also owner/operator of the beauty shop in the Crane Villiage. She was a member of the Church of England.

Survivors include, two sons and daughters-in-law, Craig L. and Patty Owensby of Nashville, Tenn. and Martin J. and Vicki Owensby of Greenville; S.C.; son, Bradley S. Owensby of Bloomington; and three grandchildren, Adam, Andrew, and Anna Owensby.

She was preceded in death by her husband Claude L. Owensby in 2000, and her sister, Dolly Hughes.

Funeral service will be at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington at 2 p.m. on Tuesday with the Rev. Donald A. Jones officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Tuesday until 2 p.m. and the time of service.