Jaqueline Pownall, 86

Jacqueline Rose "Jackie" Pownall, 86, of Wabash, died at 7:23 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. 

She was born July 27, 1930 in Wabash, to Carl H. and Rosa M. (Moore) Lower.

Jackie was a 1949 graduate of Wabash High School.  She married E.O. Pownall in Louisville, Ky., on Sept. 15, 1950; he died May 11, 2001.  She worked 20 years at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Wabash, and also worked in the floral department at Wal-Mart.  Jackie was a member of St. Matthews United Church of Christ.  She enjoyed flowers and was well known in the community for her flower gardens.  She wintered in Fort Myers, Fla., for 22 years.

She is survived by three children, Douglas (Judi) Pownall of Warsaw, Gregory (Eje) Pownall of Fort Myers, and Marcia (Charles) Winfield of Wabash; six grandchildren, Chad (April) Winfield of Fort Wayne, Jason Winfield of Carmel, Cody Pownall of Holland, Mich., Michael Pownall and Kevin (Jessiy) Pownall, both of Warsaw, and Audrey Curada of Fort Myers; three great-grandchildren, and her brother, Robert (Barbara) Lower of Kokomo. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and three sisters.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Dr. Kent Young officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-7 pm Tuesday and 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are the Animal Shelter of Wabash County or Parkview Home Health and Hospice.

The memorial guestbook for Jackie can be signed on-line at


Posted on 2016 Dec 13