Janice Ann Owens (Jan), 68, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.
Jan was born July 30, 1944, in Hot Springs, Ark. to Willard Vaught and Florence Barlow. She married Billy Owens in Reno, Nev. in August 1966. Jan and Bill lived a good majority of their life in Klamath Falls, moving to the Rogue Valley in 2002, settling in Central Point.
She worked many years as a teacher's assistant in the Klamath Falls school system. She was first and foremost a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Bill; her two sons, Brett (B.J.) Owens, and his girlfriend, Javonna Marroquinn and Brian Owens, his wife, Angie, and their children, Cody and Emma. Also surviving are brothers, Gary and Dennis Vaught. She was predeceased by her brother, Jerry Vaught.
A funeral service will be held Sunday, December 23, 2012, at Perl Funeral Home, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford, Ore. 97504, with a viewing from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. and service from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).