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Gerald “Jerry” Owen

June 10, 2015

Funeral for Gerald “Jerry” Owen, 79, of Hartselle will be Thur., June 11, at 5 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Father Ray Remke and Sister Teresa officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Visitation will be following the service until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Owen died Wed., June 10, 2015, at his residence. He was born April 29, 1936, in Memphis, Tenn. to James Edward Owen and Hazel Mae Murrow.

Mr. Owen was an Electronic Engineer for Prestolite Corporation and for Chrysler prior to his retirement. He enjoyed tilling and preparing gardens for his neighbors and friends. He was a great neighbor, a loving husband, a wonderful father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived his wife, Harriet Owen of Hartselle; three daughters, Leanne Luter (Jeff), Franklin, Tenn., Pamela Owen of Murphreesboro, Tenn. and Rhonda Strider of Atlanta, Ga., and a brother, Nolan Owen (Becky), Batesville, Ms.; three grandchildren, Erica Shockley, Jarrett Beasley and Casey Beasley; and a great-grandchild, Emma Shockley.

In lieu of flowers, family requests that memorial donations be made to Hospice of the Valley.