Joy Lane Owen

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Joy Lane Owen, 56, of Cloverdale, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. All who had the privilege of knowing Joy are in deep mourning.

She was born Sept. 4, 1962 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Earl W. Owen and Virginia J. (McNally) Montgomery.

She was a graduate of Fort Wayne Snider High School and received her associate’s degree from Ivy Tech in social work.

Joy devoted her energy to helping others and her passion was rooted in making life better for all animals and children. Her high standards were evident in her every endeavor. Joy was a supervisor with Connect-2-Help in Indianapolis. She had worked with the United Way for several years,

Joy’s kindness and gracious heart will be terribly missed by all.

She is survived by her partner, Paula M. Robison; father Charles B. Montgomery; siblings Kathleen Brown, Chad (Heidi) Montgomery, Leah Owen, Matthew (Catrina) Montgomery and Erin Owen; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Earl W. Owen; mother, Virginia J. Montgomery; and nephew, USMC Pvt. Joshua E. Brown.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 6 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Joy to the Owen County Humane Society, or Beacon of Hope Crisis Center of Indianapolis,

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