Neva R. Owen, 77

CHESTER-Neva R. Owen, age 77, of Chester W.Va. passed away on July 12, 2014 at The Orchards at Foxcrest.

Neva was born in East Liverpool, Ohio on April 14, 1937 to the late John L. Owen and Charlotte (Lyon) Owen. She graduated from Chester High School and worked at Bonessi Grocery Store and Homer Laughlin China until she retired. Ruth enjoyed singing with the Sweet Adelines and was a member of the Virginia Avenue Church of Christ in Chester. Earlier she had attended the St. Clair Avenue Church of Christ in East Liverpool.

Neva is preceded in death by her siblings: William H. (Mary) Owen, Richard E. (Betty) Owen, John L. (Martha) Owen, Edson (Alice) Owen, and Edwin (Barbara) Owen; her sisters were Arlene (Harry) Nelson and Louise (Dan) Wright.

Neva loved her family very much and they meant everything to her. She is survived by her sister, Doris Dailey and husband Fred of Negley, Ohio. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday, July 15 from 10-11 a.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester. The funeral service will follow visitation at 11 a.m. with Evangelist Will Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow at Columbiana County Memorial Park.