Wilma Lorene "Nanny" Owens, 86, of North Little Rock died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. She was born Dec. 31, 1926 in Bee Branch, to Johnny and Clara Chance.

She was a homemaker, child care giver, and an active member of First General Baptist Church of North Little Rock where she served as a Sunday School teacher and president of the Women’s Missionary Society for over 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 55 years, Cleatus A. Owens; brother Hurley Ray "Bud" Chance; and daughter-in-law, Barbara A. Owens.

Survivors include sons, Ronald L. Owens of Snellville, Ga., and Sherman L. Owens and wife Juanita of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Nina Kathy Owens of North Little Rock; grandchildren, Ashley Alderman, Brain Owens and wife Laura, William Owens, Sonja Nelson and husband Bob, and Brad Owens; great-grandchildren, Charlie and Bennett Owens, Rob, Chance and Nash Nelson; sisters, Mrytle E. Tindall of North Little Rock, Pernie L Barnett and husand Bob of Jacksonville, Hervie "Wayne" Chance and wife Linda of North Little Rock; sister-in-law, Margie L. Chance and a host of other family and friends.

A funeral was held Saturday, Aug. 10, at First General Baptist Church in North Little Rock.

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