Rachael L. Owens Nov. 20, 1944 - Dec. 9, 2013

Funeral services for Rachael LaNelle “Nannie” Owens, 69, of Bonham, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1139 S. State Hwy 121, Trenton, Texas. Bro. Shawn Wilkerson will officiate, and burial will follow in Willow Wild Cemetery. Rachael died Monday morning, Dec. 9, 2013 at her residence. Rachel was born Nov. 20,
1944 in Bonham, the daughter of David Rubert Vaughn and Dorothy Lucille Oakley Vaughn. She was a graduate of Anton High School and studied Interior Design at Grayson County College. She married Wyman Henry Owens, Jr. on July 13, 1962 in Anton, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 2007. Rachael was a seamstress in the upholstery business which she owned with her husband, and a rural mail carrier for the US Postal Service. She was a member of the Rural Letter Carriers Union 1982 – 2010. Rachael was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Trenton. She was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Owens in 2008, her parents and three brothers, David Vaughn, Michael Vaughn 
and Larry Vaughn. Rachael is survived by sons, Mark Owens and wife, Kelley, of Bonham, Dennis Owens of Waco, Michael Owens and wife, Kerri, of Caddo Mills, Craig Owens and wife, Donna, of California, Reginald Smedley and 
wife, Julie; her sisters, Pat Clifton of Bonham, and Joyce Boehler of Oklahoma City, OK; her grandchildren, Brian Owens,
Shannon Ortiz, Sheena Owens, Nick Clopton, Tracy Owens, Tiffany Owens, Aliesha Schulze, Laci Joines Fowler, Caitlin 
Owens, Kelsi Owens, Shiniese Owens, Keagan Owens, James Owens, Samuel Owens, Elizabeth Owens, Joshua Owens, Matthew Owens, Cassidy  Owens, Mei Takigawa and AiruHonda; her great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Slinkard, Rylee Owens, Melaea Owens, Gabe Ortiz, Sarah Ortiz, Makayla Owens, Christopher Owens, Trinity Simon, Amber Clopton, Jayna Fowler, Anna Schulze and Mason Owens; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 
Pallbearers will be sons and grandsons. Memorials may be made to the Tourette Syndrome Association of Texas at tourettetexas.org or Scottish Rite at TSRHC.org The family will receive friends at Wise Funeral Home, 219 W. Sam Rayburn Drive in Bonham, from 6 to 8 p.m.Thursday night. Online guest register www.wisefuneralhome.com 
 
 
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