Franklin Wayne Owens

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Franklin Wayne Owens
February 19, 1937 - April 29, 2018
Franklin Wayne Owens was born on a farm near Harrisburg, Arkansas on February 19, 1937 to Tolbert and Metta (Hogan) Owens. Wayne graduated from Trumann High School in 1954. Wayne married Patricia Ann Beaty on June 30, 1961. In August of 1980, his wife passed away. Wayne later married Betty (McNeill) Musgrove.
Wayne and family lived and owned and operated businesses in Peoria IL and Virginia, MN. He later worked for VICORP in Denver. Upon retirement, Wayne and Betty relocated to Woodland Park, Colorado. Due to health reasons, they recently moved to Colorado Springs where they resided until his death.
Wayne went home to be with the Lord on April 29, 2018. He leaves behind his wife, Betty; his two sons, Todd of Colorado and Kent (Jerrene) of Wyoming; daughter, Rayme (Justin) Johansen of Colorado; five grandchildren, Dustin (Courtney) Owens-Welch of Wyoming, Ella Johansen of Colorado, Tyler Braisted of Wyoming, Kolby (Priscilla) Braisted of Wyoming, and Maci Braisted of Montana; and one great-grandchild, Aleia Welch of Wyoming. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tolbert and Metta Owens; three brothers, Odell, Milburne, and Vernon Owens; one sister, Wilma Louise Tatum; and his first wife, Patricia Ann Owens.
Funeral services are being arranged by Mountain Memorial Funeral Home in Divide, Colorado. Memorial service will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Woodland Park Community Church, 800 Valley View Drive, Woodland Park, Colorado 80863. Burial will be in the Woodland Park Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to New Tribes Missions Aviation at web site; Wounded Warriors at web site, or Woodland Park Community Church at web site

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51 County Road 5
Divide, CO 80814
(719) 687-0333
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Published in The Gazette from May 9 to May 10, 2018