Missy Lowis-Owens, 45, of Taylorville, passed away at 2:23 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.


Missy was born December 28, 1974 in Springfield, the daughter of Vernon G. and Julie V. (Harris) Lowis.  She graduated from Morrisonville High School in 1993, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Taylorville.  Missy worked for the Currency Exchange in Decatur for eight years, and then worked as a waitress and bartender for Smokey Bones and Whit’s End.  She loved life, and would do anything to help someone in need.  Missy loved animals, especially her dogs, and she was a loving MiMi to her grandsons.


She was also preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Ella Harris; paternal grandfather, Howard Lowis; and several aunts and uncles.


Missy is survived by her sons, Tyler (Breanna Seals) Owens of Taylorville, and Dylan (Ashley Raymond) Stockdale of Clarksville, TN; grandsons, Treven and Hendrix Owens of Taylorville; mother, Julie Lowis of Taylorville; father, Vern (Maureen Dowdy) Lowis of Taylorville; sister, Stephanie (Allan Thompson) Thomas of Stonington; grandmother, Wanda Lowis of Taylorville; nieces and nephews, Tawny, Tyler, Toby, and Timmy; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation:  The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home in Taylorville.  In keeping with CDC guidelines, only ten guests at a time will be allowed to visit with the family.


Private family ceremonies will be held, followed by interment at Pleasant View Cemetery in Assumption.


Memorial Contributions may be made to: The Family of Missy Lowis-Owens c/o Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568.


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