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Edith M. “Ede” (Hamblin) Owens, 71, Princes Lakes

Edith M. “Ede” (Hamblin) Owens, 71, of Princes Lakes, passed away Tuesday morning, April 2, 2013, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer.

Ede was born on Sept. 10, 1941 in Indianapolis to the late Robert P. and Margaret M. (Bailey) Hamblin. She was a 1959 graduate of Sacred Heart High School in Indianapolis. Ede married CSM (Ret.) Eddie F. "Ed" Owens on March 19, 1977 in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death on May 11, 2011, after 34 loving years.

Ede was a devoted military wife and worked for the state of Indiana in military maintenance at Camp Atterbury from 1988 to 2005. Ede and her husband had a great love for their country and were big supporters of the men and women of the United States Army who help defend it. Ede enjoyed working crossword puzzles, gardening and visiting gambling boats. She was a fan of the Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers. 

Ede is survived by her children, Lynn A. (Nick) Simms and Lorri M. McCall, both of Nineveh, LeRoy A. (Rachel) Shelley of Smyrna, Ga., Brian “Scooter” Shelley of Nineveh; and a step daughter, Shawna (Brent) Ferguson of Noblesville. She will be remembered by her nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Barbara Hamblin of Indianapolis and Rhoda Hamblin of Shirley.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Carole Cahill, Donald and Robert Hamblin; and a brother-in-law, James Cahill.

The family will receive friends at Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. The Rev. Gary Pitcock will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 5 at the funeral home, with burial following at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Ede to Fellowship Baptist Church, 3851 E. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46201 or Johnson Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Center, 1125 W. Jefferson St., Franklin, IN 46131.

Condolences to the Owens family can be made at www.meredith-clark.com

  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road