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Jessie Alma Seymour Owens
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1906
Mitchell County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1972
Washington County
Oregon, USA

Death came Friday, January 21 as the result of a truck-car accident to the Tualatin Valley Highway east of Hillsboro to Jessie A. Owens, 65, of Forest Grove. Funeral was held January 25 at Forest Grove Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ivan Marble of Gales Creek Community Church officiating. Pallbeareres were her grandsons Lester, Leslie and Willard and burial was in Mt. View Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Owens was born November 5, 1906 in Mitchell County, Texas. She received her education in Loraine, Texas and on March 19, 1922 she was married to Acie Owens at Thermer, Texas. He died June 1, 1968. She moved from Texas to California in 1941 and came to Forest Grove in 1948. She worked for Portland Canning for several years until it closed. For the past five years she had worked for Sunset Packing Co. on occasion.

Surviving are sons Elbert of Cornelius, William of Forest Grove, Russell of Portland and Jerry of Glenwood; daughters Marie Day of Forest Grove, Maxine Taylor of San Jose, California, Odell Muir of Portland, Peggy Long of Hillsboro, Darlene Duyck of Roy and Brenda Butler of Hillsboro; brothers R. H. Seymour of California, W. L. Seymour, W.K. Seymour, Jack hall, James E. Hall, all of Texas; sisters Kirene Stringfellow and Addie Lewellan of Texas and Lucille Engstrom of California; 33 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

[Forest Grove News Times, 27 Jan 1972]
Family links: 
  William Leslie Seymour (1868 - 1913)
  Lillie Elizabeth Tubb Hall (1875 - 1956)
  Acie Obediah Owens (1901 - 1968)*
  Hattie Irene Seymour Stringfellow (1892 - 1982)*
  Mamie Bertha Seymour Hart (1893 - 1920)*
  Terrell A Seymour (1896 - 1959)*
  Mattie Lucille Seymour Engstrom (1898 - 1986)*
  Willie Leslie "Bill" Seymour (1903 - 1986)*
  Jessie Alma Seymour Owens (1906 - 1972)
  Addie Edna Seymour Lewallen (1909 - 1986)*
  Willard Kenneth Seymour (1912 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: w/o Acie Obediah Owens - Buried 1/25/1972
Mountain View Memorial Gardens
Forest Grove
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Lot 125, Grave 17
Created by: Tracy Turner
Record added: Jan 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23755894
Jessie Alma <i>Seymour</i> Owens
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Jessie Alma <i>Seymour</i> Owens
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