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Jessie Owen, Jr.

May 17, 1946 — August 27, 2022


Jessie Owen, 76, of Oakboro, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2022 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Jessie was born May 17, 1946 in Georgia to the late Jessie Clifton Owen Sr. and the late Gertrude Wehunt Owen.
He was also preceded in death by son, Jeffery Owen; grandson, Mason Doby; and special nephew, Lamont Knotts.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022  at 10:00am at Hartsell Funeral Home's Jack Hartsell Memorial Chapel in Midland.

Survivors include wife, Margaret Griffin Owen of the home; children, Crystal (Scotty) Tompkins of Gainesville, GA, Angela Owen of Athens, GA, Mike (Jessica Stroud)  Doby of Oakboro, NC, Marcus (Sonya) Doby of Oakboro, NC, and Jessica Owen of Wisconsin; grandchildren, Austin (Erin) Tompkins, Hunter Doby, Haley (Cameron) Burleson, Marlee Doby, Brice Owen-Jansen, Lexi Owen, Brooke Sousa,  and Casey Hartsell; great-grandchildren, Blakelee, Delilah, and Riverlynne; siblings, William Owen, Glenda (Joel) Segars, Sue Yarbrough, and Danny (Deborah) Owen, all of Gainesville, GA; daughter-in-law, Alyssa Green; brother-in-law, Roy Griffin; sister-in-law, Linda Baucom; many nieces and nephews; special nephew, William Griffin; and special family friend, Sybil Austin.

Jessie was a lifelong member of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching all sports. Jessie was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Owen family.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home, Midland

13575 Broadway Ave, Midland, NC 28107

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