Owen D. Blackwell age 79 of Marianna passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was born in Praco, Alabama on September 1, 1937 to the late Robert W. Blackwell and Pauline Elmore Blackwell. Owen was a retired United States Airforce veteran who served his country for 24 years.
Owen was preceded in death by his parents, multiple siblings, and wife Jane Blackwell. He is survived by his wife Joyce R. Blackwell, daughter Treiska J. Davies (Steve), granddaughter Shelby J. Brown, and great-granddaughter Serenity Brown.
Memorialization will be by cremation. A family graveside will be held in Quinton, AL at a later date.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com.