Peggy Ruth Owens

Peggy Ruth Owens
Peggy Ruth Owens

Peggy Ruth Owens, 90, of Amarillo, TX died Monday, August 19, 2019.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 23, 2019, at Hillside Christian Church chapel with Bob Schroeder officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Peggy was born July 10, 1929, in Amarillo to Elmer and Pauline Herrington.  She graduated from Amarillo High School and worked for Dodson Chemical.  Peggy married Jimmie Owens on September 4, 1954, in Clovis, NM.  She worked fro Region XVI and retired from there in 1989.  She was a member of Hillside Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, James Owens.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Owens, of Amarillo;  a son, Gary Owens and wife Sabrina, of Amarillo; a daughter, Cindy Hawkins and husband Darrell, of Amarillo; two brothers, John Herrington and Suzanne, of Dallas, TX, and Don Herrington, of Fort Worth, TX; three sisters, Vivian Ellis, of Knoxville, TN, Shirley Bryan and husband Walter, of Abilene, TX, and Judy McEvers, of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Brady and wife Mandy Owens, Brett and wife Leslie Owens, Breanne and husband Drew Vlosich, Hunter Hawkins and Logan Strowmatt, Hollie Hawkins and Riley Shankle; and great-grandchildren, Brecken, Briggs, Brinley, Brooks, and Rhen.

The family expresses their sincere thanks to Joey, April, Susan, Rita, Ken, Polly, and Gerald with AP Hospice for the care they provided to Peggy in the last few months.

The family suggests memorials to Khiva Shrine, 305 SE 5th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101.

5 Replies to “Peggy Ruth Owens”

  1. Gary, Sabrina & Family,
    We are sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please know you will be in thoughts and prayers. May God’s Spirit comfort you in the days ahead.
    Dewayne & Harriet Powell

  2. Jimmie and Gary
    Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. Peggy was such a sweet and special lady. Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. With love and deepest sympathy.

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