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Lawanda Faye West Owens
July 29, 2018

Lawanda Faye West Owens, age 79 of Wilmar, passed away Sunday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was born June 17, 1939 in Jefferson County, AR to the late Carl D. West and Mildred Beard West.

She was a homemaker and a member of Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Guice Martin; two brothers, Donald West and Larry West; and three sisters, Carlene Jarrett, Bet Harlow and Rece Phillips.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Robert B. Owens of Wilmar; four daughters, Kelly Gilliam and husband Bill of Green Hill, Jamie Martin of Hope, Jana Wright and husband Shawn of Wilmar and Koby Bayliss and husband J.J. of Wilmar; three daughters by choice, Sheila Watts of Alexander, Tona Wesson of Wilmar and Kitty Augurson of Wilmar; one son by choice, Terry Reynolds of Johnsville; one brother, Robert West of Glendale; two sisters, Janie Nicholson of Monticello and Laura Ferguson of Hermitage; five grandchildren, Dustin Barnett, Brittany Sears and husband Bradley, Ethan Gilliam and wife Brandie, Taylor Wright and Jakob Bayliss; and two great-grandchildren, Sawyer Sears and Beaux Swain.

Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Wilmar Cemetery. Visitation 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Online guestbook at

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