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Rethel Proxedia Owens, Russell Co., KY (1928-2014)

Proxedia was a member of Bruce's Chapel United Methodist Church and a housewife. She enjoyed watching TV, gardening, and canning. She was a native of Casey County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Fenneymore Lawson and Adell Pettyjohn Chumbley and the widow of Freeman Owens. She leaves 41 direct living descendants
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Rethel Proxedia Owens, of Russell County, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY. She was 86.

Funeral services will be at 12pmCT/1pmET on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY with Bro. David Coffey officiating. Burial will follow in the Thomas Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the funeral home.


Rethel Proxedia Owens, Russell Co., KY (1928-2014)


Born Sunday February 26, 1928, in Casey Co., KY, she was a daughter of the late Fenneymore Lawson and Adell Pettyjohn Chumbley. She died in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the age of 86 years, five months, and 25 days.

Proxedia was a member of Bruce's Chapel United Methodist Church and a housewife. She enjoyed watching TV, gardening, and canning.

Survivors include the following:
  • Her daughters: Linda Sue (Roy) Kimbler of Russell Springs, KY; Adella Ann (Phillip) Sears of Liberty, KY; Helen Owens of Newton, TX; and Stacie (Kevin) Cook, Rosa Lee (Darren) McGowan, and Teresa Lynn Lawless, all of Russell Springs, KY

  • Twenty-one grandchildren

  • And 14 great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husband, Freeman Owens, who passed away on September 7, 1974; her parents; sons, Donald and Carldon Owens; brothers, Fred Lawson and Edward "Bill" Chumbley; and sisters, Alena McQueary and Rethel Shepherd.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Thomas Ridge Cemetery.

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Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.


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Rethel Proxedia Owens, Russell Co., KY (1928-2014)



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