Linda Owen

Linda Fay Saylor Owen, 73, died Thursday, March 4, 2021.

Mrs. Owen was born Nov. 17, 1947, in Marshall County Max Saylor and Sadie Mabrey Saylor. She was married to Melvin A. Owen for 53 years.

She was a lifetime resident of the Ruth community and as well was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. In her earlier years, she worked on the Chrysler assembly line starting as a tech 3, later transitioning to the job bank.

After many years, she returned to her position on the assembly line as a tech 3. She was also the Union Representative for both the job bank and tech 3.

In retirement, she enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers as well as canning and shopping. She cherished the precious moments she spent with her grandchildren, family and friends.

She is survived by her husband: Melvin Owen; son: Jason Owen; daughter and son-in-law: Penny and Stacey Isom; and grandchildren: Abigail and Jacob McDonald and HeathIsom.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Woodie Jim Saylor.

The graveside service was at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 7, 2021, at Mount Oak/Ruth Baptist Church Cemetery with Radford Pritchett officiating and Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

Pallbearers were Tommy Milner, Jon Saylor, Blan Milner, Michael Light, Paul Gill and Jamie Light.

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