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Mrs. Jean Nowlin Owens
  • Albany Humane Society
    1705 Oakridge Dr.
    Albany, GA 31707
  • Willson Hospice House
    320 Foundation Ln.
    Albany, GA 31707

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“Mom-O was the greatest Mom anyone could have ever asked for and I am glad to have known and loved her for most of my life. I will remember you in my...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Chuck Owens - Albany, GA - Son

“What a special lady Mom-O has always been. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. I know that she is in peace now, but that she...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Stacey Segroves Hall - ttifton, GA

“Jean was a one of a kind woman. I was always welcome at her house and there were always lots of great food. Kevin and Dad O are all in heaven with...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Holli Parr - Leesburg, GA

“Cliff, Tine, "D", Martha Mom-O will certainly be missed by all. she has left with us so many wonderful memories that we are grateful for. One is...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Stewart - Albany, GA

“Jean will always be remembered as a special friend to all of the Exchange Club men who comprised her extended "family" as she fed us every Friday for...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Clayton Smith - Albany, GA

“The Owens Family is very special in our hearts and prayers..So sorry about the loss of Mom-O..She was a very beloved person in this town..and will...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Molly and Bill Swan - Albany , GA

“The Owens Family-Our family's prayers and thoughts are with you all during these difficult times. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Turner III - Woodstock, GA

“Each of you are in my thoughts, prayers, and love. Blessings, Ann Peacock Voss ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Ann Peacock Voss

“Ronnie and Becky: My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. Jean was a very "dear" lady. Dena Topshe Watson ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Dena Topshe Watson - Tifton, GA

“Dear Ronnie, Kathy, Chuck, Cliff, and Blant It is so strange to think of Mommy "O" not to be among us anymore. She was such a strong presence in...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Kim Thames Plette - Jacksonville, FL

“Ronnie so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother - I will keep you and your family in my prayers. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Mansfield. Schmitz - NC

“My memory of her will always make me smile, she was one of a kind and a gift to humankind... ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Biddle - Jefferson, GA

“Mrs. Owens was a beautiful lady in many ways and the world is a lesser place without her. Please know my prayers are with you all in this time of...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Patton Biddle - Jefferson, GA

“Kathy and family, I was so sorry to hear about your loss. There are so many of us that know what a special lady she was and we will remember her...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Pam Dutton - Gulf Shores, AL

“Mrs. Jean was a special woman to me. So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort all of you . She was a very special Lady. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Franklin - Albany, GA

“Cliff, Martha, Tine and Dawson, So sorry to hear about Jean passing. Jean was a wonderful person who for years made many people happy through her...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Don and Melanie Hood - Albany, GA

“My dear friends Ronnie and Kathy..I am so very sorry for your loss. May all those very happy, wonderful memories comfort you at this time. Love to...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Dowdell Smith

“Kathy,Chuck and Ronnie, So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a special lady!! Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Sutton - Albany, GA


Jean Nowlin Owens, 83, of Albany, GA, died Monday, February 13, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

Her funeral service will be Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 11 AM at Kimbrell-Stern with interment to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Don Adams will officiate.
The family is at the residence of Ronnie and Becky Owens, 711 7th. Ave., Albany, GA 31701, and they will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern on Wednesday from 5-7 PM.

Mrs. Owens was born in Charles Town, IN, and was the daughter of the late Milton Evans Nowlin and Margaret Catherine Hall Nowlin. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Albany, the Garden Club, and the Dougherty County Library Board. Mrs. Owens was a former member of Radium Country Club, and Doublegate Country Club. She managed and was part-owner of the Hasty House Restaurants for many years. Mrs. Owens was a distinguished caterer for over 45 years in Albany, GA, including catering at Radium Country Club and the Exchange Club of Albany. She authored her own cookbook titled "At Your Request."

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dawson Owens, Albany, GA and her son, Kevin J. Owens, Albany, GA; 2 brothers, Wesley Edward Nowlin and James Nowlin; a sister, Shirley E. Hawkins.

Mrs. Owens is survived by four sons, Blanton Owens, Macon, GA, Cliff Owens (Martha), Ronnie Owens (Becky), and Chuck Owens (Beth), all of Albany, GA; a daughter, Kathy Jean Owens, Panama City Beach, FL; grandchildren, Ashley Owens Wood (Rob), Boston, MA, Jeremy Owens, Burlington, VT, Dawson Owens, III and Kristine "Tine" Owens, Albany, GA, Preston Laird (Krissie), Savannah, GA, Bryan Owens, Henrico, VA, Shannon Owens and Daniel Adcock, Albany, GA, Erin Adcock, Duluth, GA, Blake Owens and Nowlin Chase Owens, Albany, GA, Angie Morey (Jeremy), Albany, GA; great grandchildren, Julian Alexander Wood, Boston, MA, Nowlin Chase Owens, Jr. and Tyson Lee Owens, Albany, GA; a brother, Tommy Nowlin (Becky), Jacksonville, FL, a sister, Syble Hutchinson, Gulf Port, MS, and her beloved cat, "Booger."