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Cindy Owens

Cindy "Wojo" Owens, 31, passed away at 7:06 a.m. on Monday, April 13, 2009 at Reid Hospital in Richmond.

She was born September 28, 1977 in Richmond to Douglas and Edith (Lybarger) Nichols. She grew up in the Bethel and Fountain City communities and was a 1997 graduate of Northeastern High School. She married Craig Owens on July 1, 2003 and lived in Lynn the past few years.

Cindy was a faithful member of the Fountain City Wesleyan Church. She was formerly employed in the dietary department of Friends Fellowship in Richmond and worked for Kabert Industries in Lynn for the past year. She had served with the Family Readiness Group of B Co. 2/152 out of Winchester. She enjoyed scrapbooking and had bowled with the Pin Downers Wednesday night bowling league.

Cindy will be missed by her husband, Craig; 2 daughters, 4 year-old Jacy Cheyanne Owens and Hollie Marie Owens, born on April 13, 2009; her mother, Edith Nichols, Fountain City; 4 sisters, Helen Nichols, Richmond; Arline Fullerton (Al), Bethel; Sandy Collier (Darren), Fountain City; Susan Cones (Paul), New Paris, Ohio; brother, Troy Nichols, Fountain City; mother-in-law, Christine Norris, Fountain City; father-in-law, Roy Owens, Lynn; several nieces, nephews, 1 great-niece and many friends.

Cindy was preceded in death by her father, Douglas Nichols; brother, Bryan Nichols; maternal grandparents, Helen and Roy Zurwell; paternal grandparents, Cecil and Edna Nichols.

A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Eric Dubach at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 18 at the Fountain City Wesleyan Church, 5600 US 27 North, Richmond. Interment will follow in Goshen Cemetery.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, April 17, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City, and 10-11 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, a fund is being established to benefit Jacy and Hollie thru First Bank Richmond, 20 North 9th Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374.

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Craig, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Angie Creviston Tutterrow Apr 19 2009 12:00 AM

I cannot tell you how sad I was to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I remember when Cindy was born and our group of friends thought of her name as "Cindy Bean" because of our great friendship with her big brother, who just adored her. She made quite an impact to a lot of folks.

Debi (Toschlog) Brim Apr 19 2009 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Cindy was a sweet girl with a very loving family and I am sure her spirit will live on in her family and daughters. I am so relieved that you are such a close family and will be there to support each other.

Pam (Elmore) Pease Apr 17 2009 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss! Cindy was the sweetest girl.She will be missed.

Kathy Cones Apr 17 2009 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Samantha and David Marcum Apr 17 2009 12:00 AM

The time that I knew Cindy was the beginning of her adult life. Fresh out of High School and having a real job at Friends Fellowship. Her smile and her kind heart were unmistakable. She was happy to do anything that she could to help anyone that asked. I am so sorry for the loss of Cindy, but am sure God will watch over her little girls and protect them and the rest of your family at this very tragic times.you will all be in my prayers;Arlene, Travis, Chris and Mom Nichols.

Jayma Randolph Apr 17 2009 12:00 AM

I was shocked to hear about Cindy's passing. Cindy was a friend from years ago. I know you all are going through difficult times right now, but my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Joyce (Puckett) Marcum Apr 16 2009 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your children.

Eric and Jessica Gant Apr 16 2009 12:00 AM

Cindy will be greatly missed. She was such a kind and sweet person. Our prayers are with you all in this time.

Beth and Jack Miles Apr 16 2009 12:00 AM

Craig, Edie, Helen, Sandy, Susie, Arlene and Troy.. Randy and I were so devestated to hear of your loss. I remember when Cindy was born, watching her grow up with her beautiful red hair. Bean's face always lit up when he talked about his little sister. We all loved her. She was such an adorable child and grew to be a warm, loving, caring, beautiful woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We are so sorry for your loss. Love you guys. Randy and Cj

Cj Calvelage Apr 16 2009 12:00 AM

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