Audrey Owens Obituary

Audrey Ruth Owens
Audrey Ruth Owens

January 21, 1928 - March 14, 2019
Born in Youngstown
Resided in Wadsworth, Ohio
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Audrey Ruth Owens, 91, of Wadsworth, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, surrounded by her family at Altercare at Wadsworth.

Audrey was born January 21, 1928 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Edward and Marie (Goers) Helman.

Audrey was a graduate of South High School. She furthered her education and went on to earn degrees at Youngstown State University, Texas Women’s University and University of Akron, where she earned her Doctorate’s Degree in Nursing. She taught at Youngstown State University and Arkansas Tech University where she was the Chair of Nursing, and upon retirement she gained the status of Professor Emeritus.

Audrey is survived by her children; Judith (Thomas) West, Richard (Lisa) Owens, and Paul (Christine) Owens, her sister; Virginia Helman Manion; and loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband David Owens Jr., whom she married July 30, 1949 and died July 5, 1999; her children David Edward Owens and Randal Carl Owens; her brother Edward Carl Helman; her sisters Sarah (Sally) Helman Thomas, Violet Helman Dahman, Marie Helman Weimer, June Helman Wilson and Edith Helman Clayton.

The family will receive relatives and friends Monday, March 18, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Lane Funeral Home, Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Ave, Boardman and Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 AM at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Dr., Boardman.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer’s Association in Audrey’s name.




Calling Hours
Lane Family Funeral Homes - Anstrom Chapel
8387 Tod Ave
Boardman, OH United States 44512
Monday, March 18, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Calling Hours
Good Hope Lutheran
98 Homestead Dr.
Boardman, OH US 44512
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Funeral Service
Good Hope Lutheran
98 Homestead Dr.
Boardman, OH US 44512
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
11:00 AM


Alzheimer's Association
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