Jerry Eldon Owens
Jerry Eldon Owens, 66, the
husband of Nancy Poston Owens, went home to be the with Lord on Sunday,
August 24, 2014 at Carolinas Hospital System.
Mr. Owens was born the son
of Winford Monroe Owens and Florrie Tyler Owens on March 29, 1948 in Hemingway.
He was a 1966 graduate of Pleasant Hill High School; a retired general
contractor; a member of Savannaís Hunting Club; and a member of the Twin
Cities Baptist Church where he was active in the menís brotherhood.
He leaves a legacy: of constant joy and laughter; of unconditional love
for family and friends; of honesty and respect to his opinions and commitments;
and of devotion as a brother, husband, and father.
Jerry and Nancy were married
on March 3, 1967 and celebrated 47 years together. Their home was
blessed with: two children, Shanda Owens and Branton Owens; and two
grandchildren, Steven and Austin.
He was predeceased by:
his parents; a brother, Richard Owens; and two sisters, Brenda O. Jones
and Cindy O. Thompson.
A Celebration of Life Service
will be 3PM, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Twin Cities Baptist Church.
Interment will follow in the Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
directed by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6-8PM,
Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Hemingway Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home of
Hemingway is honored to serve the Owens Family.