Obituaries

Edna Beryl Owens 1908 - 2009 Edwardsville

Services for Edna Beryl Owens, 100, of Edwardsville, were Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Edwardsville Christian Church. Burial was in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Mrs. Owens died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009.
She was born on April 20, 1908, in Lenape, Kan., one of 13 children of Henry and Harriet (Purtee) Saunders.
Affectionately known as “Granny,” she had worked as a line worker at the Kuhn Cannery and later as a lab worker at Richardson Corp., from which she retired in 1970.
Mrs. Owens was a lifelong member of Edwardsville Christian Church.
Her husband of 60 years, Benjamin F. Owens, died in 1993.
Survivors include two daughters, Lois J. Hughes Kansas City, Mo., and Doris M. Leach, Bonner Springs; a brother, Howard C. Saunders, Bonner Springs; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Edwardsville Christian Church, sent in care of Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.
Arr.: Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs