November 28, 2023

Mr. Owen D. Jones

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Funeral solutions for Mr. Owen D. Jones will start off at 1:00 pm at Robert Barham Family Funeral House in Meridian, MS, Saturday, the 10th of July, 2021 with the Reverends Dr. Raymon Leake, Dr. Nathan Van Horn, and David Bishop officiating. Service Songs will be supplied by Barry Germany. Interment will adhere to at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Robert Barham Family members Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.

Owen Dewitte Jones, beloved partner, father, grandfather and terrific grandfather, joined the heavenly choir on Wednesday, the 7th of July, 2021.

Born on the 31st of July, 1926, in Pickens County, Alabama, Owen was one of 12 small children and survived a complicated childhood, shedding his mom at age 6. He is preceded in death by his beloved spouse Joyce Ann Abernethy Jones his father and mom Edward Columbus and Edna Sevilla Rickman Jones his 11 brothers and sisters and a 50 percent-sister.

Owen is survived by his daughters Marilyn Joy Jones Peery and husband William Franklin (Sonny) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama Janet Susan Jones Pilko and partner George of Houston, Texas his grandchildren Jana Elisabeth Peery Flint and husband Jeremy of Vestavia AL Mary Lauren Fisher Krajcir and partner Alan of Arvada, CO and his wonderful grandchildren William Owen Flint and Elisabeth Grace Flint of Vestavia, AL. Owen is also survived by his wife Janice (Deweese) Jones, her son Doug and spouse Guess of Meridian, MS her grandchildren and wonderful grandchildren and his 50 percent-brother Roy and several nieces and nephews who liked their “Unca Owen” dearly.

Growing up in a share cropping family members, Owen enlisted in the US Navy and served his nation in the course of Environment War II in the Pacific theatre. Subsequent the war, Owen commenced his lifelong profession in the utility marketplace, to start with with TVA and then about 30 decades with Mississippi Electrical power Corporation. Owen satisfied Joyce in the film theater in her hometown of Houston, MS. They began their married existence in Oklahoma but before long moved back again to Mississippi, settling in Meridian to increase their relatives.

He served as Deacon at Condition Boulevard Baptist Church and, later on, at First Baptist Church. Owen was lively in Relay for Existence for numerous a long time as a survivor and volunteer. He used his last yrs in Tuscaloosa, near spouse and children and his birthplace.

Owen liked his God, his relatives, his place, searching and fishing and Alabama football.

Pallbearers will be Sonny Peery, George Pilko, Jeremy Flint, Will Flint, James Jones, and Robert Jones. Honorary Pallbearer will be Alan Krajcir.

In lieu of customary remembrances, the family members asks you to take into account a contribution to Initially Baptist Church, Meridian, or Hospice of West Alabama, 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404.

The Jones loved ones will obtain friends from 12:00 Midday until eventually 12:45 prior to funeral rites.

Robert Barham Loved ones Funeral Property6300 Hwy 39 NorthMeridian, MS 39305PH:601-693-8482Fax:601-693-8721