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 James L Owens

James L Owens

Birth
Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Death 7 May 2011 (aged 86)
Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Clemmons, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 161006743 · View Source
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Mr. James Owens, 90, Mr. James L. Owens, 90, of Clemmons, NC died at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Born March 13, 1925 in Floyd County, Georgia, he was the son of the late John and Daisy Owens. Jim was honored to have served the Army in the European Theatre of World War II. He was a graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Jim worked 30 years at Western Electric, retiring as senior engineer in New Product Development. He received eleven patents for his inventions throughout his career. Since 1960, he was a member of Clemmons First Baptist Church where he served as an ordained Deacon and was a member of the Carl Gregory Men's Sunday School Class. For 31 years, Jim treasured his membership in The Executive Club of Clemmons where the business of the day was laughter and friendship. He was predeceased by his first wife, Martha C. Owens; his son, Roger K. Owens; his grandson, Christopher James May; brother, Charles C. Owens; and stepson, William T. Felton IV. He is survived by his second wife, Marie P. Owens of Clemmons; as well as a brother, J. Alton Owens; and a sister, Ree Milton, both of Rome, GA. Also surviving, are three daughters and their families; Claire Owens Johnson (Tom) of Salisbury; Carol Owens May (Jim) of Wesley Chapel; Nancy Owens Currie (Randy) of Clemmons, as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Survivors also include a stepdaughter, Beth Felton Miller (Jeff) of Brandon, FL; stepson, Richard S. Felton (Sherri) of Clemmons and their children. A service of remembrance will be held at Clemmons First Baptist Church on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Immediately following the service, family will receive friends in the vestibule of the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 in memory of James L. Owens.
Obituary from journalnow.com


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  • Created by: Graveyard Granny
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161006743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James L Owens (13 Mar 1925–7 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161006743, citing Westlawn Gardens of Memory, Clemmons, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Graveyard Granny (contributor 47744353) .