Cover photo for James Herbert Owens's Obituary
James Herbert Owens Profile Photo

James Herbert Owens

January 1, 1941 — January 8, 2022

James Herbert Owens, 81, of Valdosta, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022 at South Georgia Medical Center. A lifetime resident of Lowndes County, he was born on January 1, 1941 to the late Dr. Bennett Graham Owens and Elizabeth Hitch Owens. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he loved the Armed Forces. Mr. Owens was a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs (Go Dawgs!) He loved electric trains and was a movie buff, particularly enjoying old sentimental movies and war movies. Mr. Owens loved the Lord and was a true prayer warrior. He was a God-fearing man, who dearly loved his family, especially his wife of 53 years, Katharine Wainer Owens. During his retirement years, he worked for Lowes.
Mr. Owens is survived by his wife Katharine Wainer Owens, of Valdosta; daughters Marilois (Pablo) Campa, of Barney, GA, Elizabeth (Jody) Steedley of Homerville, GA, Dr. Katharine Owens and her husband Michael Maier, of Middletown CT; his grandchildren, Frances Faith and Amory Campa, both of Barney, GA, Laci (Brandon) Hewett, of St. Simons Island, GA, Heyward (Ben) Hancock, of Athens, GA, Lindsey Kate Steedley, of Milledgeville, GA, Micajah Steedley, of Homerville, GA, James, Willie and Alice Maier, all of Middletown, CT; four great grandchildren Pierce and Welles Hewett both of St. Simons Island, GA, Johnny and Josie Hancock both of Athens, GA. Survivors also include two brothers, Dr. Bennett Graham Owens, Jr. (Ann) of Fayetteville, NC, and Joseph H. Owens of Mt. Pleasant, SC. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a younger brother Simon Wood Owens.
Graveside services for Mr. Owens will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Sunset Hill Cemetery with Pastor Austin DeLoach, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Carson McLane Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Samaritan's Purse. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. Carson McLane Funeral Home

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Herbert Owens, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Add to Calendar

*Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Add to Calendar

Sunset Hill Cemetery- Valdosta

1100 North Oak Street
Valdosta, GA 31601

*Standard text messaging rates apply.

*Standard text messaging rates apply.

Videos

Guestbook

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors