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Orville Lee Owings, age 68

Orville Lee Owings was born to James P. Owings and Anita (Harris) Owings, August 5, 1953 in Pine Bluff, AR. He died Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at his home in Hensley, AR.

Orville was a graduate of Dollarway High School in 1971. He served in the U. S. Army from 1971 to 1974, with two of those years served in Germany. He received his honorable discharge August 1974. He moved to Camden in the 80’s to work for General Dynamic, until the plant closed. He then became a nurse in 1994 and worked as a nurse until retiring.

Orville married Betty Wilson Owings in 1987. She preceded him in death in 2003. He was also preceded in death by both parents and his brother-in-law Paul R. Lindsey.

Orville had put his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ years ago. He enjoyed a good sermon and would tell anyone they better know Jesus.

Orville is survived by his son Adam Owings of Jacksonville, sister Carolyn Scott Lindsey of White Hall, brother Clifton Scott (Georgeanne) of Camden and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 26, 2022, 1:00-2:00pm at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. Followed by a Graveside service at Pinecrest Cemetery in Alexander, AR at 3pm.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Teresa Leopard Posted March 17, 2022 10:48 PM

    So very sorry to hear this Adam and family are in my prayers

  • Mickey Graham Posted March 22, 2022 3:35 PM

    So Sorry to hear about O. He lived 4 houses down from me & Jimmy. He had the best comic book collection I ever saw. Had worlds of fun with him growing up in the Fairgrounds. Great friend. Great Man.

  • Ruthie Purifoy Posted March 24, 2022 2:45 PM

    Heartfelt thoughts and prayers for the family, he was my supervisor at General Dynamics, he was a good spirit.

  • Stace Burruss Posted March 26, 2022 2:55 PM

    Prayers for the family.

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