CANTON — Linda Gail Owen Nichols, 71, of Canton, passed away Wednesday May 21, 2014, in her home in Woodland Park, Colorado.
Linda was born Aug. 2, 1942, in Haywood County to the late Dee Alfred Owen and the late Frances Franklin Owen. She made her home in Haywood County where she worked at Champion International as an instrument mechanic. In August 2006, she moved to Woodland Park, Colorado, to live with her daughter, Cindy Blazer Roop, son-in-law Richard Roop, and two grandsons, Christopher and Brandon Roop. She was the sister to the late Charles Owen of North Carolina and the late Tony Owen of Florida.
She leaves behind, nephews, Michael Owen, Danny Owen; nieces, Sandra Warren, Sherry Jobst; great-niece and nephew, Mandy and Ben Endicott; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Reece.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be greatly missed.
Cremation will take place May 30, in Colorado. No services will be held.
Memorials can be sent to PO Box 7067 or 777 Rampart Range Road Woodland Park Colorado 80863.