Jackie Ann Owen, of Durant, passed from this life on May 17, 2020, at the age of 81. She was born April 29, 1939, in Sayre, Oklahoma, to James Elbert and Azuba Sue (Mahana) Emmons.
She was a longtime resident of Durant. She enjoyed cleaning houses, raising kids, shopping and family dinners. She loved going to church and was a member of the Family Worship Center in Durant. Most of all she dearly loved her family and spending time with them.
She married Harvey Leon Owen on Aug. 29, 1977 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her parents James Elbert and Azuba Sue (Mahana) Emmons; husband Harvey Leon Owen; son Billy Wayne Glinn, and two brothers, Ray Daniel Emmons and Boyce Emmons.
Survivors include her son Terry Glinn of Durant; daughters Melody Stephens and husband, Anthony, of Durant; Elizabeth Owen of Durant; stepson Jimmy Owen and wife, Tammy, of Tulsa, stepdaughter Renee Skocdopole and husband, Lynn, of Durant; brother Jimmy D. Emmons and wife, Mary, of Tom Bean, Texas; sister Peggy Hogan of Bentley, Oklahoma; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A family hour will be from 7-8 p.m. held on May 19, 2020 at the Family Worship Center, 430 W. Tennessee St., Durant.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. May 20, 2020 at the Family Worship Center with Bro. Adam Cantrell and Aaron McAdams officiating. Colton McClain, Dalton Glinn, Terry Glinn II, Ryan Stephens, Isaac Palmer and Tony Stephens will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul DeVault and Luther Stephens. A committal service will follow at the Highland Cemetery, in Durant.
The state of Oklahoma and the CDC has directed that the funeral service be limited to 50 people. We encourage extended friends to show their condolences to the family in a meaningful way other than attendance to allow family members to attend within the guidelines.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gordon Funeral Home, 221 N. 3rd, Durant; 580-916-9090; www.gordonfh.com.