Olane Bray Owen, aka “Mommie O”, age 103, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at 4:31 a.m. at her residence.
Arrangements were under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory where funeral services were held Thursday, January 28 with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.
Olane was born Oct. 20, 1917 in Monroe County, Kentucky to the late Charlie Welch Bray and the late Margaret Elizabeth Pedigo Bray. She was the wife of the late Garnett Elbert Owen and was also preceded in death by a son, Charles “Chuck” Elbert Owen.
She is survived by two daughters, Nell Owen Glass of Louisville and Belmarie Owen Walton (Richard) of Bowling Green; nine grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Ms. Owen was a member of Franklin First United Methodist Church and had been attending Plum Springs Baptist Church in Bowling Green with her daughter for several years.
She was a homemaker. After her husband passed she worked as a bookkeeper at the Warren County Hospital and also as a secretary at Cumberland Trace Elementary School in Bowling Green for 12 years.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Franklin First United Methodist Church, 107 North College Street, Franklin, Kentucky 42134 or to Plum Springs Baptist Church, 2080 Plum Springs Rd Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101.
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