Venita Aline Owen, 78, of Brownwood, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 at Cross Country Nursing Home in Brownwood. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday Dec. 2 at the Haven of Hope Church located at 1617 Main Blvd.

Venita was born June 1, 1939 in Lamesa to Carl and Elizabeth Owen.The family moved to Lubbock in the late 1940s. Venita married young and moved to Washington state where she resided for the next 20 plus years. Venita relocated to Brownwood in the early 80s and remained there until her death. Venita was a faithful woman who loved the lord, she was a member of the Haven of Hope Church. Venita loved to knit in her spare time. She loved her family and little dog Angel.

Venita was preceded in death by both parents; and a sister, Wanda Masey.

Left to cherish her memories are sons, Lonny McCurdy and wife Cindy of Brownwood, Rod McCurdy, and Mike McCurdy, both of Washington state; sisters, JoAnn Stroope of Andrews, Tommie Davis of Brownwood, Barbara Gotcher and husband Rick of Bangs; brother, Carl Owen Jr. and wife Jan of Brownwood; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

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