Chris Owens recently died on April 5, 2022. Unfortunately, she died a week before her annual easter parade that rolls through the French quarter.
What was Chris Owens Cause of Death:
Chris Owens died at the age of 89. Her death was a heart attack on Tuesday morning in her St. Louis Street Apartment. Her death news was confirmed by her manager, Kitsy Adams. There would be no information yet if she had any other health issues in the past. However, details about her funeral will be released in some time.
Owens was a French Quarter fixture and celebrity from the beginning of the 1960s through the early 21st century. She was very famous in Louisiana and across the south. Tourists loved her huge posters wearing costumes as they walked by her nightclub. The entrepreneur was popularly known as Queen of the Vieux Carre.
Chris Owens was born on October 5, 1932. She was the daughter of Fred Moore Shaw Sr. and Thelma Leona Martin. She was raised on a farm. To become a nurse, she joined Texas Wesleyan College.
Owens tied the knot with car dealer Sol R. Owens in 1956 and opened a nightclub on St. Louis Street in the French Quarter. It was intended to be a low-key side-line establishment, but the business exploded.
Sol died due to a heart attack in 1979. Chris took over the club’s management alongside 30 apartments and four shops located within the building.
Chris also appeared in a movie. She appeared in the film “the wacky world of doctor Morgus” in 1962. After this, she also started the production of her first feature film, “let’s ballroom,” in 2003.
Chris Owens was in the hears of many. Everyone is going to miss her. She will always be remembered as an amazing soul who cared about everyone around her. May her soul rest in peace.