May 04, 2021

James Aster Owens, age 68, formally of Haysi passed away April 29, 2021 at Commonwealth Senior Living in Claypool Hill.

He was the son of the late Aster and Verta Owens. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Phyllis Ball and Redda Barton and one brother, Roger Lynn Owens.

He was of the Baptist faith and was last employed at a coal dock.

He is survived by his wife, Mary C. Owens, Weber City; one sister, Wilma (Jack) Church of Haysi; brother-in-law, Verlin Barton, Haysi and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 1 2021 the Haysi Funeral Home with Pastors Leon Sykes and Willard James Holbrook officiating. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Burial followed in the Turner Cemetery, Clinchco. Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral@yahoo.com.

Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.