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Mary Maxine Owens

July 4, 1933 — March 3, 2021

Mary Maxine Owens, 87, Desoto, MO


Mary Maxine Owens (nee Farris) age 87 of De Soto, Missouri, passed away on March 3, 2021, at Baisch Nursing Center. She was born on July 4, 1933, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was a faithful member of the Wardell Church of Christ for over 40 years. She was loved by all who met her.


Survived by:

Son-Richard B Johnston of Kennett, MO

Step Son-Laddie Owens of Dyersburg, TN

Grandson-Jimmy (Nikea) Johnston of Abilene, TX

Granddaughter-Michelle (David) Ellis of Desoto, MO

Granddaughter-Jamie Womack of Abilene, TX

Granddaughter-Mara Johnston of Kennett, MO

Grandson-Richard (Dakota) Johnston of Kennett, MO

Also, she is survived by 8 great-grandchildren.


Preceded in death by:

Father-Alfred Farris

Mother-Muriel Cook

Step-Father-Harold Cook

Husband-James Ivan Johnston

Husband-John R. Owens

Son-James M. Johnson


Burial of ashes: Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 10 am at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Potosi, Missouri



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Saturday, March 20, 2021

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