Erma May Spurlock Owen

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Erma May Spurlock Owen, a resident of Huntsville, Arkansas, was born August 24, 1921 in Aurora, Arkansas, a daughter of James Everett and Rebecca Elizabeth (McElhaney) Spurlock. She departed this life Friday, July 9, 2010 in Huntsville, at the age of 88.

Ms. Owen retired from being a tax collector at the Berryville and Eureka Springs court houses. She was of the Methodist faith and a member of the Methodist Church in Berryville and Huntsville.

Erma is survived by one brother, Leo Ernest Spurlock of Huntsville, AR; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Leonard Knowles and Aubrey Owen; two sisters, Norma Keeter and Mildred Kelso; and one brother, Jim Spurlock.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 12, 2010 at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with Brother Larry Combs officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at