Jean Owens, 74, of Noblesville, passed away the early morning of Sunday, March 19, 2017. at her home.

She was born on Aug. 8, 1942 to Cecil and Minnie (Harris) Shepherd in Banner, Miss.

She was a 1961 graduate of Noblesville High School. From 1972-78, she worked at Jim Dandy Restaurant, and for the next 23 years, worked for various banks in the Noblesville area, and as Operation Manager at American National Bank, retiring in 2010. She was a loving, Christian lady and a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Lapel; she loved the Lord, loved children, and was a supporter of Vacation Bible School at her church. She was a very good and accomplished cook; when her children were young, she was a big supporter of the Boys & Girls Club where she was in charge of concessions. A loving wife and mother, her greatest accomplishment was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Emmett "Leon" Owens; children, Jeff Owens, Lee Owens, Chris (Carlton) Mills, and Brenda Owens; brother, Talmadge Shepherd; sisters, Betty Clark, and Jo Griffin; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Frances Smith; and step-father, Raymond Mundy.

Visitation is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan St., Noblesville. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017, at the funeral home, with Pastor Jimmy Gilbert and Pastor Eric Boling officiating. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville, 1448 Conner St., Noblesville, IN 46060; or Brian Noble Children's Foundation, c/o Bethel Baptist Church, 3308 S Ind. 13, Lapel, IN 46051.