|Date Of Birth:||September 28, 1918|
|Date Of Death:||April 30, 2010|
|Service Date:||May 3, 2010|
Irene Owings, 91, of Smithville, went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2010 at Monroe Hospital surrounded by her daughter, Peggy Everett and her husband Carthell of Smithville, in addition to her extended family from South Korea, China, and Thailand.
Irene was born in McPaul, Iowa. She was the fifth child of Ella and Harvey McAlexander (deceased).
She has one living sister, Maxine Grove, of Tecumseh, Nebraska; nieces and nephews from the McAlexander family. Irene was a member of Sherwood Christian Church. Her desire to serve the Lord all the days of her life remained throughout her last moments in this world. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to SOCC.
Irene’s home cooked meals and Hoosier hospitality will be missed by the many international visitors from many different countries around the world.
The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the compassionate and professional care of Dr. William Schmalz and his staff and the Monroe County Hospital staff.
In lieu of visitation, grave side services will be held at Smithville Christian Church Cemetery on May 3, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Tom Ellsworth, Senior Minister of Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, will officiate. Immediately following the services refreshments will be served at the home of Peggy and Carthell Everett, affectionately known as “The Barn”. Allen Funeral Home 4155 South Old Highway 37 is handling the arrangements.