May 232012

Virginia Lee Owens, 88, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 13, 2012, in Taylor. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25, at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, located at 23029 N. Cave Creek Road in Phoenix.

She was born on March 23, 1924, in Fairfield, Ohio.

“Gin” had a love of animals, and volunteered at the Four Paws rescue center.

She had a quick wit and a keen sense of humor.

Survivors include her son, Clarence (Andy) Lenz; five stepsons Calvin, Mike (Lori), Terry, John (Sandy) and Greg (Tammy) Owens; many grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, W.C. (Cal) Owens; her son, Mike Lenz; her sister, Patricia Hensley; and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice Compassus of Lakeside.

Silver Creek Mortuary of Taylor was in charge of the arrangements.