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Obituary for Kelly Shawn Kown

Kelly Shawn Kown, 54, of Cartersville passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at her residence.

Born in Atlanta on March 9, 1966 she was the daughter of the late Wilson J. Kown and Ingrid Ruetze Kown. She was also preceded in death by her grandparents, Ernest F. Ruetze and Irna S. Ruetze; and her niece, Kimberly Ann Sanders.

Kelly had a personable and bubbly personality. She never met a stranger. She was an animal lover and Disney fanatic. Kelly enjoyed music and had a tremendous voice.

Survivors include her mother, Ingrid Kown; her brother, Steven D. Kown; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Dagmar and Reiner Spinner (Reiner), and Christa and James Evans; her fiance, John De La Huliniere; her special niece, Tamara Heath; and her cousins, Jurgen and Brunheld Warncke, and Sven Olaf Warncke.

There are no services planned at this time.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Kelly Shawn Kown; please visit to share memories and to post condolence messages.