Rebecca “Becky” Owens, age 65, a resident of Richmond, Indiana and a former New Castle resident, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 after a short illness. She was born March 1, 1956 in Henry County, Indiana, a daughter of the late George P. and Geneva Huse Miers.
She had resided in Henry and Wayne counties most of her life. She was a graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School and attended Ivy Tech in Muncie, Indiana. Becky was a care giver for her mother for many years until her death. She was a certified nursing assistant and worked in that capacity for many years. She also worked for Chrysler Corporation and Metaldyne Corporation.
Becky loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren that she enjoyed babysitting. She enjoyed gardening, trips to Kentucky visiting family and treasured the time she shared with them. Her favorite pass time was going to flea markets and rummage sales looking for bargains.
Left to cherish her loving memory include her former husband, Mike Owens; a daughter, Jennifer “Jenny” (husband, Danny) Capps of Richmond, Indiana; a son, Chris (wife, Joann) Owens also of Richmond; a step-son, Josh (wife, Patty) Owens of New Castle, Indiana; six grandchildren, Traye, Tajia, Ally, Aidan, Wyatt, and Abby; siblings, David (wife, Ruthann) Miers, Esther Shelley, Phil (wife, Donna) Miers, Paul (Martin) Miers; many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three siblings, Judy Crabtree, Gene Miers, and Richard Miers.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 8, 2021 at Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad St., New Castle. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call 12:00 noon until service time, Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at Funeral home directors and staff are honored to serve the Owens family.