Geneva Kilgore Owen passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Geneva was born in Newton County, AR on July 25, 1922, the fourth child of six to Henry and Bessie Kilgore. She married Rev. Burnace Owen in 1939, and they had 63 happy years together until his passing in 2003. Serving as a committed pastor's wife, Geneva played an important part in her husband's ministry. Over 40 years, she held many positions such as church secretary, organist, Sunday school teacher and president of the Ladies WM's Group. Geneva was also a devoted mother, grandmother, great- grandmother and friend. She gave of herself so unselfishly to everyone in her life whether it was her family, her church family, her friends or neighbors. She prayed, worried and cared for all of us constantly! She leaves behind her daughter, Patricia Prichard of Lee's Summit, MO, one grandson, Bob Prichard (Karen) and two great- grandchildren, Ellen and Spencer Prichard of Lee's Summit, MO, a sister-in-law, Pearl Kilgore, a dear friend Claudia Baldwin and many nieces, nephews, friends and family whom she loved very much. Geneva is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Burnace Owen, her parents, Henry and Bessie Kilgore, two brothers, Hebron Kilgore and Herbert Kilgore, three sisters, Susan Box, Norean Clark and Velma Villines, two nephews Kenneth Kilgore and Danny Kilgore, one niece, Joyce Piper, and many loved ones and friends who have gone before her. She will never be forgotten and will forever be loved! Visitation will be held 9 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements: Park Lawn Funeral Home, 816-523-1234. Published in Kansas City Star on September 25, 2012.