Estelle Owens Day

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On March 16th, 2021 Estelle Barton Owens Day, went to be with her Lord and Savior. She was the daughter of Roscoe Barton and Ila Shaddix Barton, born August 18, 1927 in Cass County, Texas. She was married to James Durwood (Shang) Owens and together, they raised two children, Horace Allen Owens and Barbara Gail Owens Edwards. Estelle was a homemaker and seamstress. 

After the death of her first husband, she married Bud Day who worked for for Coca-Cola as a delivery driver. Estelle loved to fish and raise her grandkids. As the family matriarch, she will surely be missed. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, JD (Shang) Owens; daughter, Barbara Gail Edwards; husband, Bud Day; parents, Roscoe Barton and Ila Mae Barton; brothers, Elbert T. Barton, Dewey Barton, Vernon Barton, Charlie Barton; and sisters, Reba Barrett, Peggy Oliver, and Velma Smith. 

Estelle is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Horace Allen and Patricia Owens of Hughes Springs; grandchildren, Rodney and Beverly Owens of Hughes Springs, Bryan and Tiffany Owens of White Oak, James Edwards and April of Hughes Springs, and John Edwards of Hughes Springs; great-grandchildren, Allen Owens of Daingerfield, Stephanie Wise of Manassas, Virginia, Trey Edwards, Tristan Edwards, and Tyler Edwards, all of Hughes Springs, Cody Owens of Denton, Ryan and Joe Bohn of White Oak, and Weston Whiteside of White Oak; great great-grandchildren, Harley Wise, Kira Wise of Manassas, Virginia, and Garrett Wise of Georgia.  

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Reeder-Davis Chapel. Burial will follow at Hughes Springs Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. There will be a time of visitation from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to Hughes Springs Missionary Baptist Church of a charity of your choice in Estelle's name.   

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  1. So sorry to hear of miss Estelle's passing. She was such a sweet lady. Love and prayers to all the family.

  2. Dear Ryan and Joey, We want to extend our sincere sympathy to you and your family. We will keep you all in our prayers during this hard time. Love to both of you.

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