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Naomi (McGowan) Owen

August 13, 1927 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 92)


SHELBY - Naomi McGowan Owen, age 92, passed away at Peak Resources - Shelby on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Barrett, grandchildren, Keri Dorsey and husband Cole Dorsey, Heather Barrett and Dustin Barrett, great-grandchildren, Logan Dorsey and Lucas Dorsey; daughter, Kimberly Duren and husband Richard Duren, grandchildren, Kristen Hurdt and husband Joseph Hurdt, Kaitlin and Kathryn Duren.

Naomi worked at Sears & Roebuck in the jewelry and camera department though she often modeled merchandise and swimwear.  In later years, it was the modeling memories she would recall with a glimmer in her eye and a smile on her face.

Naomi will be remembered for her pioneering spirit, unwavering love and unending devotion which she shared with all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to:

Alzheimer's Association

225 North Michigan Avenue

Floor 17

Chicago, IL 60601 

Private Services will be planned at a later date. 

Arrangements entrusted to Robert Morgan Funeral and Cremation Services of Boiling Springs, NC.

Online condolences may be made at 

Heather Barrret
Dustin Barrett

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