Joyce Owens


Joyce Owens, 73, of Perryville, MO, passed away July 16, 2015 at her residence.

She was born January 22, 1942 in Washington Court House, Ohio, daughter of Woodrow Wilson Bradley and Noreen (Baldridge) Shephard. She and Rev. Bruce Owens were married on April 1, 1957. He survives in Perryville, MO.

Joyce was a homemaker. She was a member of First Methodist Church in Perryville.

Survived by three daughters; Debra (Tony) Rodriguez of Granville, IL, Jeanette (Dave) Norton of Grinnel, IA, and Teresa (John) Hoffman of Chester, Il, one brother; Glen Bradley of Dallas, one sister; Geraldine Bradley of Kent, WA, and ten grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held at Faith Presbyterian Church in Perryville on Monday, July 20 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Funeral Service will be held on Monday at the church at 3:00 pm with Rev. David Noble officiating. Private burial at a later date.

Memorials are preferred for Faith Presbyterian Women. Young & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Perryville, MO provided the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at