Barbara M. Owsley

March 06, 1937 - July 17, 2019

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Monday, July 22, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Monday, July 22, 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Barbara Marie Owsley, 82, of Wolcottville died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 6:15 p.m. at her residence.

She was born March 6, 1937, in Kendallville to Carl and Lola Marie (Miller) Kline.

On August 6, 1955, in Kendallville she married Jearl Owsley. He preceded her in death in 1985.

She was a 1955 graduate of Kendallville High School.

Mrs. Owsley retired from Wal-Mart in Kendallville after working there for seven years.

Barbara enjoyed crocheting and playing Scrabble and Canasta. She was an avid bird watcher, loved her pets, and dearly loved her family.

Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Lockhart of North Webster; two sons, Jerry Lee (Amy) Owsley of Wolcottville and Franklin (Penny Hepler) Owsley of North Webster; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Patricia Scofield of Howe.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Billy Carl Owsley in 1992; a sister, Josephine Becker; and five brothers, Carl Eugene Kline, Billy William Kline, Oscar Edward Kline, Raymond Kline and Frank Kline.

A celebration of life service will be Monday, July 22, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Mike Owsley officiating. Burial will be at Orange Cemetery, Rome City.

Pallbearers are Jessy Owsley, Andrew Secor, Jordan Graham, Lucas Graham, Mark Graham, Sr., Mark Graham, Jr. and Tony Hepler.

Calling is Monday, July 22, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Humane Society of Noble County.

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Becky Walls
July 20th, 2019 2:29pm
Pierceton, IN

So sorry for your loss.

July 20th, 2019 5:26am

It was always a happy moment to see Barb. I sit here sad and my thoughts are of all the times being around her. Playing cards at the kitchen table, Jearl in the living room laying on the couch. So many evenings well spent as time as a family. Those were the good ol' days and I'll never forget them. Hope the day comes when we can all sit together again. Miss you Barb, Rusty

Jana and Tim Knight
July 19th, 2019 11:18am
South Bend

Miss Patty, our thoughts are with you and your family. Hold dear the memories of your mother and her funny sense of humor. May peace be with you and your family. Love you!

Michael Owsley
July 19th, 2019 9:38am

I miss you so much Babe! My heart is empty as your are gone, but also overflowing because you were in my life......Love you...miss you....and will see you again soon!!!

Marie Wilson
July 18th, 2019 7:21pm

Mike and family So very,very sorry for your loss. You know I'm here if you need anything.