Emily Rose Owens

January 14, 1961 - March 23, 2021
Laura F. Gann

Emily Rose Owens, age 60, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at her home. She was born January 14, 1961, in Springfield, Missouri.
Emily was a 1979 graduate of Aurora High School and was a retired U.S. Air Force Veteran serving from 1980 until 2000. She worked for the Aurora Advertiser for several years.

On May 1, 2001, she married Zia King, in Springfield, Missouri.

Emily is survived by her wife, Zia King, of Aurora; one daughter, Sheryl Chrisp and her wife, Robyn Solley of Springfield, Missouri; one son, Kevin King, of Great Bend, Kansas and parents of the heart, C. Wayne and Pam (Berry) Owens of Kansas City, Kansas.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri, in care of the funeral home.

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