Services for Corey Wayne Owen, 25, were held March 17, 2011 at Mansfield Road Baptist Church. Officiating was Terry Hearn of Keithville, La.
A gathering will be held following the memorial service for family and friends.
Corey was born on September 18, 1985 in Shreveport, La. He passed away on March 11, 2011 in Shreveport as the result of a tragic accident.
Corey could light up a room with his smile and never met a stranger. He loved hanging out and talking with his family and never ended a conversation without saying “I love you.” His most prized possession was his pitbull Tank!
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents James C. Owen, Martha L. Stevenson and Johnetta M. Perrier, maternal great-grandparnts Leo A. Perrier and Callie “Sug” Brown Perrier of Skiatook.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother Dona Gene Owen (Mike Waters) of Shreveport and father Buddy Melancon (Alise) of Cheyenne, WY; two brothers Daniel Bo Harper (Mallise) and Collin Owen both of Shreveport; two sisters Sami-Jo Melancon of San Antonio, TX and Morgan Melancon of Cedar Park, TX; paternal grandparents Louis W. Melancon (Gwen) of Haughton, La., and Pat Gallion Tims (Tony) of Manor, TX; a very special niece Makayla Harper of Shreveport; three aunts, Jody Owen Calhoun (Mickey Jackson) of Shreveport, Leona Owen Edmundson (Bill) of Marshall, TX and Teri M. Sabu (Paul) of Calif.; five uncles, Paul Owen of Shreveport, Billy Lippman of Sonora, TX, Jimmy Barber (Anna), Mike Barber (Leann) both of Shreveport and Tony Tims of Shreveport and numerous cousins and other extended family members.
Honorary Pallbearers were cousins Clay Calhoun, Jamie Calhoun and Katie Calhoun all of Shreveport and Austin and Jordan Edmundson of Marshall, TX, Riley Owen of Shreveport, La.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation and love to all of the family and friends who have contacted and/or sent condolences.