JEFFERSON, Texas—Lori Diane King-Owens, 51, of Jefferson died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Marion County, Texas.

Ms. King-Owens was born Sept. 5, 1962. She was owner of Little Day Care Center, former employee of Marion County Sheriff’s Department and member of St. John Divine Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Hardy Lee Owens Jr. of Dallas; one daughter, Lori LaCole Owens of Jefferson; her mother and stepfather, Gladys and E.L. Martin of Jefferson; two sisters, Angelia M. High and Marian R. King-Williams; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Jefferson Junior High School auditorium with the Rev. Don Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Gallaway Cemetery, Kildare, Texas, under direction of Lewis-Walker Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. The wake will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Published: 12/14/2012