Waunell Ruth Owen December 28, 1965 ~ November 2, 2013
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Fayetteville; an educator for many years, Bentonville and currently First Grade Teacher at John Tyson Elementary School in Springdale.
Waunell had received several awards as a teacher, with one being, State Teacher of Year.
She was a very special, daughter, aunt and friend, avid dog lover.
She was preceded in death by her dog, Jalee.
Survivors include her parents, Lee and Patricia Owen of Fayetteville; 2~sisters, Jauwana Owen of Farmington and Christy Edwards and husband, Steven of Goshen; 4~nieces, Jordan Smith and husband, Reb, Brandee Byrd, Madilyn Edwards and Mallory Edwards; 1~nephew, Gunner Edwards; 2~great-nieces, Blakelee Smith and Channing Smith and 2~dogs, Bobbie Soxx and Puppy Lovins.
Funeral Services will be at 2:00 PM Friday, November 8, 2013 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville with Dr. Doug Falknor officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5~7 Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials made be made American Diabetes Association or the Animal Shelter of your choice.
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