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Dottie West called him a "legend", and Charlie Daniels simply
called him a "superstar. Hall of Fame Songwriter and
Jim wrote "through my eyes" specially for Yvette
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Yvette Owen, 62,
died Aug. 23rd, 2005
at 3:20 p.m. at her home in Branson, Mo.
A 1960 graduate of Sebree (Ky.)
High School, Yvette worked in country music for almost forty
years, working for Chet Atkins at RCA, promoting Waylon
Jennings, Eddy Arnold, Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and many
other stars in the country field. For the past 15 years, she
managed the music career of her husband, Jim Owen.
Yvette Owen was born Delores Yvette Robards, in Sebree, Ky.,
Sept. 3, 1942, to Thomas G. and Magdelene Berry Robards. She
was preceded in death by her father.
Yvette was an accomplished
artist in oils, and her paintings decorate homes and business
establishments across the United States.
Hers was a life of giving. She was a former board member of
Christian Action Ministries in Branson, an organization that
helps the needy, and she organized concerts with an admission
price of canned goods, the canned goods going to CAM. While living in Las
Vegas, she worked at a hospital for the drug addicted, caring
for babies born to drug addiction. Many of these babies were
orphans, or deserted, and Yvette was the first mother figure
She is survived by her husband
of forty-five years, Jim Owen, her daughter, Cristy Jo
Owen of Branson, son, James Keith Owen , her mother,
Maggie Perrin, Sebree, two granddaughters, Leslie and
Ashley Floyd of Branson, one great-granddaughter,
Tabitha Marie Perryman, of Branson, a sister, Paula
Ruddell of Columbus, Ind., and a brother, Thomas Robards, Sebree.
Through my eyes written for Yvette
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