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Edgar Jayco Owens

February 13, 1938 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 82)


It is with a heavy heart we announce Edgar Jayco Owens age 82, of Highlands passed away August 29, 2020.


He was the son of the late Hayman Luther Owens, and Mary Ethel Miller Owens. He was also preceded in death by his wife Martha Carolyn Munger Owens, son Bennie Owens, grandson Noah Owens, six brothers Harry Owens, Bud Owens, Buck Owens, Wayco Owens, Romaine Owens, and Charles Owens, four sisters Euwilda  Pickelsiemer, Madge Munger, Irene Owens, Christine Owens.


He is survived by four sons James Luther Owens of Highlands, Edgar Eugene (Stacy) Owens of Satolah Ga., Dennis Earl SR. (Sandra ) Owens of Glenville NC, Johnny  Stephen (Marcy)  Owens of Satolah, Ga., three daughters Mary Owens Ridgeway of Anderson, SC., Sherry Lynn Owens Highlands, NC., Melissa Euwilda  (Brian) Grace of Satolah, Ga., two brothers Cleveland (Brenda) Owens of Satolah, Ga., Clinton (Connie) of Kentucky, and one sister Dorothy Keener of Social Circle, Ga., sixteen grandchildren and twenty five plus great grand children.


Jayco was superman to his children and grandchildren. He was a father to many that wasn’t his own. He was loved by many and respected by all. He was an avid outdoors- man and enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, and working in his garden.  


Due to the COVID -19 pandemic a family service will be held.


The family ask in lieu of flowers donations may be to Beck Funeral Home 898 Hwy 441 South Clayton, Ga., to help with funeral expenses.


Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

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