Flora Owens

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FLORA MAE DYMKE OWENS, probably best known by her nickname 'Nickie', was born in Rockdale, Texas in Milam County on October 6, 1917. She was the 9th of ten children born to Cornelia Ann and Frank Dymke, two of which children died in infancy. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 4, 2013 at age 95.

Nickie attended and graduated from Rockdale High School in 1936. She married Herman Adolf Owens in 1938. After about ten years of moving around and doing farming and ranching, they settled in Channelview, Texas, where they lived for half of their 50-years of married life. She was a loving and devoted mother to their two children, Edward Earl Owens and Mary Ellen Owens. She was a loving and devoted sister and sister-in-law to her brothers and sisters.

She is predeceased by her husband, Herman Adolph; her son Edward Earl; three sisters - Henrietta Muska, Willie Lee Jefferies, and Evelyn Cornelia (Sister) Smith; four brothers - Homer Dymke, Vernon Dymke, Ronald Dymke, and Coleman Frank Dymke.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Ellen Owens of Willis, Texas, her brother-and-sister-in law W.E. and Lena Owens of Willis, Texas, and numerous beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great, great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by one granddaughter Elizabeth Elaine Owens Walker and four great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, Texas on June 6, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Interment and commitment services will be immediately following at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale, Texas at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Conroe Bible Church, 4491 I-45 N, Conroe, Texas 77304-3432 or to The Gideons International or Heart to Heart Hospice, 719 Sawdust Rd., The Woodlands, Texas 77380. Phillips & Luckey

Funeral Home P.O. Drawer 1417 Rockdale, Texas 76567 512-446-5454

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Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home - Rockdale
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Rockdale, TX 76567
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Published on yourconroenews.com from June 4 to June 17, 2013