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Vera Owsley

January 12, 1920 ~ April 9, 2012 (age 92)

   Mrs. Vera "Lucy" Owsley, 92, of 1416 North 14th, Quincy died at 11:18 a.m. Monday (April 9, 2012) in her home.

   Born January 12, 1920 in Green Castle, Missouri, Vera was the daughter of John A. and Goldie M. Wiedenkofer Maggart.  She married Lawrence R. Owsley on April 29, 1955 in Quincy.  He preceded her in death on July 29, 2006.

   Lucy enjoyed going to the car races and also watching them on TV.  She liked to cook, do puzzles and listen to karaoke.  She was a wonderful mother and homemaker and loved to spend time with her family especially with her grandchildren.

   Survivors include seven sons, Donald Dean Shaffer (Diane) of Harker Heights, TX, Marty Owsley, David Owsley (Mary), Donald Owsley (Ginny), Tony Owsley, Larry Owsley (Denise) all of Quincy and Jim Owsley (Marcia) of Taylor, Missouri; three daughters Suzie Burgtorf (Wesley), Donna Taylor (Steve) both of Quincy, Louise Heckrodt (George) of Lewistown, MO.  Also surviving are several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; one brother Wayne Maggart (Virginia) of Quincy; a son in-law David Crabbe of Quincy and a daughter in-law Marilyn Shaffer of Quincy and several loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Owsley was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter Betty Crabbe, two sons Ronald Owsley and Gary Lee Shaffer, three grandchildren and one great grandchild, four brothers Gail Maggart Sr., Billie Maggart Sr., Bob Maggart and John (Junior) Maggart Jr.; two sisters Daisy Wardlow and Agnes Bowen.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Rev. George Tomko officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Blessing Foundation.
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