Mary Jane Owens

July 2, 1949February 24, 2018
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Mary Jane Owens, 68 of Lima, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. She was born on July 2, 1949 to William Lee and Alice Mae (Wallace) Caudill and they precede her in death. On July 12, 1997, she married William Russell “Rusty” Owens, Jr. and he survives her. Mary was mother to Steve (Mai) Carmean ,Vaneesa (Shaine) Jacobs, Daniel (Tonya) Carmean all of Lima and was preceded in death by a son: William R. Owens, III. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Johnny Lee, Stephanie (Drew) Lawson, Ellena Carmean, Matthew Jacobs, Dante Carmean, Dawson Carmean, Jewelyanna Carmean, Aliceson Carmean, Josselyn Carmean, Drake Carmean, Vincent Brown, Elijah Carmean, Micah Spencer Osterhout Owens, Sophia Osterhout Owens, Noah Owens and Riley Machalib Carmean who is deceased. Also surviving are her two great grandchildren, Patrick Allen Lawson and Aimee Lynn Lawson. Mary also leaves to cherish her memories her siblings, Merdi Caudill of Celina, Ross Daniel Caudill of London, Ohio; Barbara Marich of Melbourne, Florida and Louvica Carmean of Lima. She had been lifelong friends with Donna Stough, Jawnie Hale, Cheryl Jordan and Clay Chalupa and was predeceased by friend Maureen Davenport. She is also survived by a host of nephews, nieces and many good friends. Mary’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the nursing staff of Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center especially ICU, 7K, 7E, 4B, 3B and to Physical and Occupational Therapy. Also to St. Rita’s Hospice and their nursing staff a heartfelt thanks to their staff for their loving care shown to Mary and to our family. To Dr. Justin Moore---you will always have a special place in our hearts for the wonderful care you gave to Mary. And to all who have sent prayers and condolences, we thank you. From your husband: “Mary, thank you so very much for taking me on a wonderful blessed 24 year journey. Although I do not want to let you go—I know that you are no longer in pain. As I said to you when we were united as one; I will love you forever-and-a–day…. Until I am able to be with you again—God bless you!” Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Greater Chirst Temple 511 E Second Street Lima. Family and friends may call Wednesday, February 28 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME. And again Thursday from 12noon until 1 p.m. at the church. Online condolences can be made at


  • Calling Hours Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • Calling Hours Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • FUNERAL SERVICES Thursday, March 1, 2018

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Mitzi Farmer

February 27, 2018

Mother, I miss you so much! Our relationship and love will always be my anchor to reach my highest goals.

Sue and Deb

February 27, 2018

Rusty our prayers are with you and the family, Mary was a wonderful person and a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be greatfully missed by all.


February 27, 2018

Aunt Mary, I miss you already. Words can not explain what you meant to me. You were the best!!! I love you so much!

Thomas Staup

February 27, 2018

I love you Mary! May you be blessed in the after life as you blessed many in this life

Rhonda Caudill

February 26, 2018

I remember Mary as always being there for everyone . Whether to lend a helping hand or a word of encouragement. She loved people and showed it in so many ways. And I am so very pleased to have known her! She will be missed by many. I pray that her loved ones can find peace in knowing that she is at peace with Our Lord

Cathy Sandoval

February 23, 2018

May God's peace and love be with you and your family with the loss of a mother, grandmother, and a friend. Know prayers are being sent your way. Cathy Sandoval

Dorothy Wilson

February 22, 2018

My prayers are with your family Mitzi during your time of loss. God will surely comfort you at this time. Mary was a beautiful person and I thought she was so special. Dorothy Wilson