Robert Owen

Nolan Owen

Friday, January 31st, 1936 - Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Funeral Services for Nolan Owen of Brownsboro are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Leagueville Baptist Church with Brother Tom Bragdon officiating. Interment will follow at Leagueville Cemetery.

Mr. Owen went to be with the Lord on December 15, 2019 in Tyler.

Robert Nolan Owen was born January 31, 1936 in Leagueville, Texas the son of James Robert Owen and Ina Bess Smith Owen. He was a longtime member of the Leagueville Baptist Church and loved reading his bible. Nolan worked for TXDot on highway maintenance for over 29 years. Paw Paw was a big history buff and he loved reading, studying all kinds of languages and going to air shows. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Harold Owen.

Nolan is survived by two children, Lance Owen and wife Connie of Brownsboro, Brooke Surlet and husband John of Brownsboro; five siblings, Wanda Dingler of Brownsboro, Elgie Owen and wife Donna of Chandler, Harvey Owen of Pflugerville, Gwen Moffeit and husband Danny of Leagueville, Conley Owen and wife Carolyn of Brownsboro; four grandchildren, Alison Bien and husband Jordon, Parker Owen and wife Sariah, Chandler Taylor, Owen Taylor; uncle Wayne Smith and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Serving as pallbearers will be Lance Owen, Parker Owen, Jordon Bien, Owen Taylor, John Surlet and Ronnie McManus.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home from 6-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Henderson County Alzheimer’s Coalition.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home family.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hannigan Smith Funeral Home
    842 SE Loop 7
    ATHENS, TX 75752
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  • Service

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 2:00pm
    Leagueville Baptist Church
    FM 317
    BROWNSBORO, TX 75756
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    Bro. Tom Bragdon
  • Interment

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 |
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
    Leagueville Cemetery
    FM 607 and 317
    Leagueville, TX
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Lance & Brooke and families - please know that we love you all and we're keeping you in our prayers and comfort during this time of loss.
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Shanna Smith

Posted at 02:23pm
Lance & Brooke - I am so sorry to hear of the loss of my sweet cousin, Nolan. I know the last few years were tough on y'all. But, it is something you can never prepare yourself for. I am thankful I was able to know someone as smart, funny & loving as he was. He was one of a kind, & will be missed immensely. My prayers are with you both in the difficult days ahead. We have the comfort in knowing that we will see him again one day!!! I love you both & am here if y'all need ANYTHING!!

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