Audrey D Owens

25 July, 193814 January, 2022
Obituary of Audrey D Owens
AUDREY D. “OLIVER” OWENS was the youngest child born to the late Chatman and Anasie Milton Oliver July 25, 1938, in Indianapolis, Indiana. She had seven siblings Allen, Gladys, Ivory, Elizabeth, Elbert, Roy, and Amanda that preceded her in death. Audrey was united in marriage to Monroe Owens who proceeded her in death. To this union one son was born (Melvin). Audrey was a graduate of Indianapolis Public School #37, Shortridge High School, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in social work at Martin University. She also attended the University of Indianapolis and Indiana Business College. She worked at the Merchants Banks (PNC Bank) and retired from Fort Benjamin Harrison Army Finance Center. With her parents, Audrey attended Christ Temple Church and accepted the challenge to be a follower of Christ and was baptized under the pastorate of the late Elder RL Tobin. She loved music. Later she attended Bethesda Temple. In 1976 she attended Christ Church and was a charter member under the leadership of the late Bishop James E. Tyson. Through-out her lifetime Audrey has worked with many churches, groups, and organizations. She has always had love and passion for working with senior citizens, and was a member of the CCA Senior Ambassadors, Archdiocese of Indianapolis -Monica Woodsworth; Salvation Army Fountain Square, The Live Wires-University United Methodist Church, Quilting Class-Margaret Wade, and many other churches and other organization as well. Audrey was honored to be the First Black Single Woman to adopt beautiful newborn baby girls, and she was featured all around the world, as well as, in Time magazine for this amazing milestone. God really had blessed her. Audrey had her share of life’s ups and downs. God had been good to her because the downs have been few. She would say that God has blessed her, and there’s never been a time in her life he didn’t bring her through. If anyone would every write her life’s story for whatever reason there maybe, please put Jesus in between every line of pain and glory, because Jesus was the best thing that ever happened to her. On January 14, 2022, Audrey D. “Oliver” Owens answered the call of God from labor to reward at the age of 83. She left to cherish in memory her 2 sons: Patrick (Rose), Melvin (Nichole), 4 daughters: Barbara, Auldrey “Candy”, Audrea “Cooky”, and Christy. 14 grandchildren: Harold, Jeremiah, Daniel, Olivia, Alexander, Corbin, Ciera, Melayna, Darrell, Maxwell, Mylon, Mya, Myles, and Myleigh. Eight great-grandchildren, and host of relatives, friends, saints, and seniors. ~Humbly Submitted by The Family Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Owens family.

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