Ruben Owens

PLATTER, Okla. - Rueben Lee Owens 43, of Platter, Okla., passed away Sunday morning June 16, 2013 at his home. He was born March 3, 1970 in Denison, Texas to Ronnie and Linda Malone Owens. He attended schools in Colbert, Pottsboro and graduated from Durant High School.

He married Shonda Thompson May 27, 1989 in Platter. He worked for many years at Goodyear in Denison and was a pipeliner and was of the Pentecostal Faith. He lived in Cartwright and Platter most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and father. Surviving is his wife, Shonda Owens of the home in Platter; son, Travis Owens and fiance Tiffany Maynard of Durant, Okla.; daughter, Taylor Owens of Platter, Okla.; brothers, Vincent Owens and wife Misty of Pottsboro and Rodney Owens and wife Susan of Cartwright, Okla.; sister, Rhonda Creekmore and husband Paul of Hendrix, Okla.; mother Linda Owens, and grandmother, Juanita Owens, both of Denison; and father and mother-in-law, Clyde and Shirlea Thompson of Platter, Okla.

A memorial service for Rueben Owens will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013 at Cunningham Funeral Home in Colbert, Okla., with Rev. David Ervin of Compassionate Outreach Center in Calera, Okla. officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be Rodney Owens, Vincent Owens, Paul Creekmore, Billy Haile, Justin Parker and Travis Owens. Family night will be from 6 - 8 Thursday night at the funeral home.

The register book may be signed and online condolences be made at Arrangements have been entrusted to Cunningham Funeral Home in Colbert, Okla.

Published in The Herald Democrat on June 20, 2013