Emma M. (Owens) Nugent 92, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas. She was born December 30, 1924 in Offerle, Kansas to Joshua and Strausie (Simmons) Owens.
She retired in 1984 from the District Engineering Department of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Dodge City, Kansas. She was a active volunteer with Red Cross and Newton Medical Center and she served on election boards and many civic clubs.
She is preceded in death by her husband Owen K. Nugent, her parents, brother David Owens and sister Opal Washington.
Survivors include Nieces Judy (Eddie) Daniels of Wichita, KS, Kathy (Brad) Carter of Wichita, KS, Pamela (Don) Fairchild of Maize, KS. She is also survived by several great nieces and nephews and a host of cherished friends.
Memorial service will be 9:00 a.m., Friday March 3, 2017 at Newton Christian Church with Pastor Doug Ingmire presiding. Graveside committal service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 3, 2017 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City, Kansas.
Memorials are suggested to Newton Christian Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home.