Mrs. Barbara Jean Owen, age 76 of Crossville, passed away December 7, 2011 at Life Care Center. Born on November 20, 1935 to Nathan Nichols and Galdys Osbourne Nichols in Middletown, New York. She worked as a hostess in for Cracker Barrel until her retirement in 2004. Barbara was a member of the Pomona United Methodist Church in Crossville. Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with arrangements.