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Graveside Service

Pollard Cemetery
Tuesday August 2nd, 2022

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James Owens, Sr.

James Owens, Sr.,  92 of Dover, traveled that heavenly highway home, Saturday, July 30, 2022 at his home in Dover, He was born June 22, 1930 in Economy, Arkansas to Chesley and Pearl Burris Owens. He was preceded in death by parents; daughter, Sharon Kay Owens Seward, his wife, Verzell Allen who he married on July 1, 1950; four brothers, L.G. Bill and L.C and an infant boy, 3 sisters, JoElla Owens Powers, Alma and Ida Ruth Owens.

James was a retired professional truck driver and enjoyed playing music and singing.  He was known as "The Green Squirrel".  He earned this nickname as his CB handle, at the young age of 17. 

He is survived by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and numerous other family and friends. 

Graveside funeral service  and burial will be 10am, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 in Pollard Cemetery with Rev. David Owens officiating.   There is no visitation planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Pallbearers will be his granddaughters.  Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons. 

Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of James Owens, Sr.

Jerri kay Luster Aug 1 2022 9:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Owens, Sr.

Lequitta Sims Aug 1 2022 11:18 AM

Sorry to hear about James Owens passing. Praying for y’all..love you all

Telitha Irby Aug 1 2022 12:22 AM

Sending prayers to all of you for comfort during this difficult time! Uncle James will definitely be missed! Love y'all!

Betty Owens Mills Jul 31 2022 11:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Owens, Sr.

Charlene Bocksnick Jul 31 2022 6:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Owens, Sr.

Annetta Pelt Jul 31 2022 5:42 PM

Poppy I just want you to know that I love you and I'm going to miss you.

James Seward Jr Jul 31 2022 4:08 PM