Val Owen 


Valarie Owen
(October 21, 2014) Age 54.

Valarie was killed on October 21st in a hit and run pedestrian crash in Holly, MI.  Holly police are seeking any leads as to struck Val.

As of this writing no burial or funeral home information is available because of a pending criminal investigation.  As soon as information becomes available it will be posted here.

Val's sister, Cheryl Granderson of Holly said, “She was a wonderful mom and grandma. She only had one granddaughter, Destiny, who is 6 years old.”   Cheryl said that her sister would do anything for her granddaughter, and she even went tubing with her this past summer. “She was a loving, caring person.”

Val's sister, Kimberly Eversole of Lake Orion said Val was the oldest of four children.  In addition to her two sisters Val had twin brothers Timothy and James, who is deceased.  Val Owen was the loving mother of Kristie Owen of Lake Orion.  Kimberly said, “She was such a trusting and kind soul.  She loved to dance and read and she also loved boating.”   Val was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Post 233 of Lake Orion,

There was a fundraiser for Val on November 2nd at 2:00 pm at the American Legion Post #233, 164 S Broadway St., Lake Orion, MI 48362.

A contribution of $25.00 was donated by NODA to the Val Owen memorial fund.

Shown on the website

    Valarie Owen of Holly was killed in a hit and run pedestrian crash in Holly Tuesday evening and Holly police are seeking any leads as to who struck her as she was walking near North Holly and Quick roads.

 Holly Police Chief Michael Story said at 7:25 p.m. on Oct. 21, Officers Jose Garcia and Anthony Modica responded to North Holly and Quick roads to investigate a report of a pedestrian personal injury accident. A citizen driving by the intersection saw a woman, later identified as Owen, lying in the roadway and called 911.

 The Holly Village Fire Department arrived on scene quickly and started CPR on Owen with assistance from Groveland ALS.

 Officer Garcia put out a “be on the lookout” for an unknown make and model of vehicle with front-end damage. The driver of the suspect vehicle fled the scene in an unknown direction.

 Police were unable to locate any witnesses to the hit and run.

 Sgt. Craig Simpson and Det. Heather Wolkow were summoned to the scene for further investigation.

 Groveland ALS transported Owen to Genesys Health Park in Grand Blanc Township for medical treatment, however, while en route, she died in the ambulance due to her injuries, according to the police chief. Because of her fatal injuries, the Oakland County Accident Investigator was requested for assistance.

 Traffic was rerouted for an extended period of time for the police investigation.

 Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Wolkow, who is currently investigating, at (248) 634-8221. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation and the Michigan State Police assisted Holly police.