Lurline Owen


Ms. Lurline Owen, 94, of Pine Bluff, died Friday, February 15, 2013.

She was born December 5, 1918 in Pine Bluff, daughter of Robert E. and Nell Middleton Owen. Lurline was reared and received her early education in Pine Bluff, graduating from Pine Bluff High School in 1936. She was a member of First Christian Church. Lurline worked for the Pine Bluff Arsenal for 32 years as secretary to the commander, retiring in 1974.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Dugan Owen and Ned Owen; and a sister, Phoebe Owen. Survivors include her sister, Peggy Mier and her husband, John, of Midland, Mich.; four nephews, Dr. Robert Mier of Coventry, Rhode Island, Michael Owen and Brian Owen, both of Memphis, Tenn. and Patrick Owen of Nashville, Tenn.; and two great-nieces.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 21, 2013 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend Mike Snell officiating. Burial will be private. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 3911 South Hazel Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603 or Trinity Village Retirement Homes, 6400 Trinity Drive, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com