Mrs. Carolyn Yvonne Owens Thompson
Birthday: January 24, 1951
Passed Away: February 11, 2013
Location: Searcy, AR
Service Date: February 16, 2013
Mrs. Carolyn Yvonne Owens Thompson of Searcy, departed this life Monday, February 11, 2013 in Little Rock, at the age of 62. She was born January 24, 1951 in Jonesboro, the daughter of Vernon LaDell Owens and Betty Yvonne Faulkner Owens. Carolyn was a 1969 graduate of Harrisburg High School and was one of the “Harrisburg Honeys”. She was a homemaker and loved to sew. She also taught Spanish for over ten years. She is survived by two sons, Stephen Douglas Martin and wife Carolyn of Harrisburg, Jason Daniel Martin and wife Brittany of Searcy, one daughter, Elizabeth Grace Spurbeck and husband Michael of Leoma, Tennessee, five grandsons, three granddaughters, her mother, Betty Griffith and husband Aubrey of Harrisburg, two brothers, Vernon Owens and wife Suk of Deatsville, Alabama and Robert Owens and wife Susan of Fairfield Bay, and one sister, Patricia Richardson and husband Terry of Trumann. She was preceded in death by her father, Vernon LaDell Owens and her husband Franklin Garland Thompson. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Gregg-Weston Funeral Home Chapel in Harrisburg with Rev. Bearl Wilkinson officiating. Interment will follow in Misner Cemetery at Cherry Valley. Friends may visit at the funeral home Friday evening, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Scott Martin, Jeremy Martin, Timothy Spurbeck, Nick Owens, Aaron Richardson and Robert Wilkinson. Landon Martin and Ethan Martin will serve as honorary pallbearers.