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Jessie Owens, 77

Jesse Owens

March 14, 1940 – March 20, 2017

Jessie “J.V.” Owens, 77, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born March 14, 1940 in Eufaula, Oklahoma to Jessie James Owens and Kittie Mae Shores Owens. He was Church of Christ and loved reading the bible. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and watching baseball. The St. Louis Cardanols was his favorite team.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at United Funeral Service. Burial will be at Enterprise Cemetery. United Funeral Service will be in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by two daughters, Nell Owens Barnes (Carl) and Kay Owens; a son, Chris Owens (Cindy); a sister, Alice Willoughby; a sister-in-law, Debbie Owens; eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nancy Owens; a sister, Claira Rittenhouse; a brother, Kenneth Owens; and three brothers-in-law, Bill Willoughby, Dale Rittenhouse and Bill Beaty.
Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at United Funeral service

Visitation

MAR 22. 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM

United Funeral Service, Inc.

700 Highway 15 South

New Albany, MS, US, 38652

Service

MAR 23. 11:00 AM

United Funeral Service, Inc.

700 Highway 15 South

New Albany, MS, US, 38652

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