Joseph Edward Owens Jr. (Wilkes)

June 18, 1934 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 84)


Rev. Joseph Edward Owens, Jr., 84, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Wilkes Senior Village.

Rev. Owens was born Monday, June 18, 1934 in Harford County, Maryland, the son of the late Joseph Edward Owens, Sr. and Elsie Dare Marsh Owens.

Rev. Owens was a pastor at many churches in Ashe and Wilkes Counties.  He enjoyed golf and reading.  He loved meeting new people and having a good conversation.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: a brother, William Franklin.

Those left to cherish and honor his memory include: his wife of 63 years, Ruby B. Owens; three sons, Terry Owens (Vivian) of Panama City, Florida, Mark Owens of North Wilkesboro, Greg Owens (Marsha) of Hays; one brother, Dwayne Owens (Carolyn) of West Jefferson; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The family will conduct a Memorial Service on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 2 pm at Welcome Home Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro.  Rev. Jeff Collins will be officiating.

In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to: Welcome Home Baptist Church, 132 Welcome Home Church Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

Condolences may be sent to:

Adams Funeral Home and cremation services is honored to be serving the Owens Family.


Memorial Service
May 13, 2019

2:00 PM
Welcome Home Baptist Church (North Wilkesboro)

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