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Karen Ann Owens

May 18, 1946 - February 18, 2018

Karen A. Owens, age 71, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at her home.
Born in Dover, DE on May 18, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Robert King, Sr and Elizabeth (DePrisco) McKinster. Karen was employed with Chrysler Cooperation in Newark until retiring after many years.

Prior to the loss of her beloved husband, L.C., they operated a successful flea market business. They also enjoyed taking RV trips with their family. Karen’s hobbies included quilting, sewing, crocheting and crafts with her daughter, granddaughter and friends. Above all, her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Karen was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Lounton C. (L.C.) Owens. She is survived by her children, Nancy Brown (Thomas) of New Castle and Charolette Beauparlant of Bear; sister, Linda Perry of Dover; brother, Robert King, Jr. of Dover; grandchildren, Haley, Jaxson, Ashley and Amanda; and great grandchildren, Lucas and Lincoln.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will be held privately.

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  • I was called Jonesy in school and Karen would have known me by no other name. We were a tight knit class of ’64 and we all looked out for each other. Just wanted to express our condolences to her family and know that you will all see each other on the other side. May God Bless you all.

    Dennis and Carolyn Williams
    Dover, DE

  • My deepest sympathies to Karen’s family, especially her daughters Charolette and Nancy. Met Karen in 6th grade when I began attending Caesar Rodney. We had many laughs and good times together then and throughout our adulthood. Going to miss her and our long conversations and coffee dates at Dunkin Donuts. God’s blessings to everyone who are left behind. Rest in peace, Karen.