Marsha Owens

July 22, 1948 ~ September 22, 2018 (age 70)

Marsha A. Hendricker Owens, age 70, a resident of Timber Point Health Care in Camp Point, Illinois and formerly of Beardstown, Illinois passed away at 5:40 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018 in the nursing home.

She was born July 22, 1948 in Beardstown, Illinois the daughter of Homer and Louise Goodwin Hendricker. 

She is survived by her three children Jason Ralston of Joliet, Illinois, Angela Girlinghouse (Willie) of Yukon, Oklahoma and John Holt (Ellena) of Springdale, Arkansas.  Five grandchildren.  One Brother, Larry Hendricker (Janet) of Edwards, Illinois, three sisters Betty Combest of Rantoul, Illinois, Rosalind White (Byron) of Marquand, Missouri and Sherry Ralston (Brian) of Rushville, and a sister in law Dorothy Hendricker of Beardstown also survive along with numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her twin brother Michael Hendricker.

Marsha graduated from Beardstown High School in 1966.  She attended beauty school in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Marsha enjoyed listening to music, especially gospel music.  She had many friends and family that she enjoyed keeping in touch with.  Marsha had an infectious laugh that was enjoyed by all who heard it.  Through her many struggles, she held onto her faith in God to see her through.

Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Bethel Community Nazarene Church, Arenzville, Illinois with burial to follow in the Beardstown City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Bethel Community Nazarene Church.

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The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.

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