Rene Clara (Walker) Owens, 60, of Carmel, passed away Sept. 23, 2019, in Bangor. Rene was born Nov. 30, 1958, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to the late David and Nellie Alley. She lived in New Jersey and Carolina before settling in Maine more than 35 years ago.

Rene always radiated a strong positive vibe and lived life to its fullest. She was an incredible cook who loved being with her children and grandchildren and making them her famous fudge.

Rene is survived by her children, Rene Nikki Walker, Larry Walker and Amber Walker; her grandchildren, Rene Martin, Lauryn Bucklin, Caidyn Walker, Jakob Walker, Abigail Walker, Drew Littlefield, Jordan Ellis, Olivia Ellis and Mason Gibbs; her great-grandchild; her sister Valerie Alley and a host of loving friends.

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