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Dennis Melvin Owens

Dennis Melvin Owens, age 63, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Hot Springs.

He was born in Mena, Arkansas on February 7, 1952 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Robert Melvin Owens and the late Jewell Titsworth Owens.  Dennis was a moving specialist and was a 20-year member of the Mena Elks Lodge.  He was a loving partner, father, brother, uncle and a dear friend to all who knew him and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his son, Chris Bryan Owens and companion Debra Anderson of Mansfield, Texas; brothers, Donny Owens of Mena, Arkansas and Frankie Owens and wife Jane of Mena, Arkansas; sisters, Melissa Owens Redding of Mena, Arkansas and Julie Hammond and husband Jack of Boulder City, Nevada; nephews, Taylor Redding, Kyle Hammond, Robert Owens, and Drew Owens; and nieces, Courtney Owens Luvera and Christen Towery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Jewell Owens; his soulmate in life, Carolyn Standridge; and two brothers, Bobby and Wayne Owens.

Memorial service will be Saturday, August 8, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church with Pastor Gary Garrett officiating.

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