Betty Stuckey Owens, age 83, of Jay, Florida, went to be with the Lord on July 2, 2019. She was born and raised in Byrneville, Florida. She married James Edward Owens on August 29, 1953, and moved to Jay. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker, and she faithfully served her church, Jay First Baptist, for many years.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, James Owens; her father, T.W. Stuckey; mother, Margaret Matheny Stuckey; and sister, Aleece Stuckey Hayes.
She is survived by her sons Gary (Judy) Owens, Larry (Ramona) Owens, and Ricky (Sabrina) Owens. She had eight grandchildren, Redina (Jack) Gavin, Amanda (Shane) Dawsey, Micah (Jessica) Owens, Meredith Owens, Carly Owens, Zach Owens, Adam (Brittany) Olsen, and Kaity (Nick) Dishler. She had nine great-grandchildren, Lane Burgess, Alex Gavin, Laura Gavin, Owen Dawsey, Oakleigh Dawsey, Opal Dawsey, Adaline Owens, Landyn Dishler, and Raylan Olsen. Betty is also survived by her brother William (Linda) Stuckey.
Betty was a loving wife and mother, and she will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. David Smith, Jay Hospital, and The Terrace for the excellent care given to Betty during her illness.
Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation at 10:00 - 11:00 am on Friday, July 5th, at Jay First Baptist Church with graveside service following at Jay Cemetery.