Judy Owen was born on January 27, 1949 in Waynesboro, Tennessee, the daughter of the late James Everette and Edith Roberta Petty Baker.
She was united in marriage to Johnny Owen, who preceded his wife in death.
Judy worked as a beautician and attended Savannah Church of Christ.
Known for her radiant personality, Judy had an incredible gift for making connections wherever she went. Striking up conversations effortlessly, she never met a stranger. Her genuine interest in others and her ability to listen with compassion made her a friend to all.
Judy had an adventurous spirit that beckoned her to explore the world. One of her greatest joys was embarking on journeys near and far, delighting in discovering new places and experiences. Amongst her favorite destinations was Tunica, Mississippi, where she would find joy and relaxation.
Judy also loved the thrill of finding a good deal. She frequently visited various thrift stores and antique shops, including one of her favorites, Goodwill.
A lover of nature, Judy cherished spending time outdoors amidst the beauty of nature. Tending to her garden brought her immense joy as she nurtured vibrant flowers that bloomed under her care.
Cooking and baking were among Judy's many talents. Her kitchen was filled with mouthwatering aromas as she prepared delicious meals for loved ones. Her signature chicken and dumplings were a testament to her culinary skills, while her caramel cake was a sweet delight that brought joy to all who tasted it. But above all else, family held the utmost importance in Judy's heart. She cherished every moment spent with loved ones, creating precious memories that will be cherished forever.
Judy Owen departed this life on Monday, October 23, 2023 in Corinth, Mississippi at the age of 74 years, 8 months, and 26 days.
She is survived by her niece, Paige Baker; great nieces, Allison Lambert and Ashlyn Baker; 2 great great nephews; 3 great great nieces; significant other, Bill Nobles; and a host of additional friends and extended family.
In addition to her parents and husband, Judy was preceded in death by her sister, Sandra Denise Baker.