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James M. Ownby

1934 - 2022


McKENZIE, Tenn. -    Funeral services for James M. Ownby are Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Wednesday, 10 a.m. until service time. Interment is at Mt Olivet Cemetery and Brother Rob Harris is the officiant.

Mr. Ownby, 87, died Friday, May 13, 2022 at Baptist Hospital Union City. He is a US Army veteran and was the owner/operator of James Ownby Heating and Cooling. He was born in McKenzie on June 2, 1934 to Rollin “JR” and Oteria Bunn Ownby.

Mr. Ownby was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Joyce Ownby and a brother Billy Ownby.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Price Ownby of McKenzie, three daughters, Vicky (Victor) Clark of Springville, Terry Ownby of Atwood and Saudia (Dana) Akin of McKenzie, a son, Kyle (Kim) Manns of McKenzie, a sister, Wanda (Charles) McCaskey of Cookville, nine grandchildren, Jill (Harris) Kennedy, Thomas (Holly) Clark, Rachael (Allen) Wade, Clint (Emily) Manns, Corey Manns, Brad Stafford, Chris (Becky) Wall, Allan Akin and Alec (Colby) Akin and nine great-grandchildren.

Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. If you need assistance please call 731-352-4848 or visit our website at brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.