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Glyn Owensby

Glyn Owensby

Posted: Monday, September 15, 2008 3:32 pm

 The Messenger. 09.15.08

Glyn Owensby, 74, of the Ruthville community died Sept. 13, 2008, at Martin Healthcare Center. 

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton, with the Rev. Larry Reagan officiating. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today and on Tuesday from 8 a.m. until the hour of services.

He was born Oct. 8, 1933, in Weakley County, son of Odell (Simpson) Owensby of Martin and the late Lavern Owensby. He married the former Joan McKinney March 16, 1956. She survives.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a dairy farmer who had lived in this area all his life. He attended New Hope United Methodist Church.

Survivors also include his son and daughter-in-law, Stacy and Tammy Owensby of Ruthville; three grandchildren, Matt Owensby, Amber Owensby and Tanner Owensby, all of Ruthville; and his sister, Shelby Webb of Martin.

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