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Williama E. Ogle Baker Obituary
- [S26] Berry Funeral Home, (www.berryfuneralhome.com), 28 Mar 2006.
Ownby, James Eugene “Jim” –age 64, of South Knoxville, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Graduate of Harrison Chilhowee Academy and a veteran of the United States Army. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish. Jim was a crane operator and worked for Metlers Crane, C. Reed Davis, and Barnhart Crane and Rigging. He was a member of Local 917 International Union of Operating Engineers. Preceded in death by father, Willie Ray Ownby; sister, Margaret Francis Vann and daughter, Rene´ Loveday.
Survivors include wife, Doris Ann Ownby; son, Jim and wife, Greta Ownby; daughters, Teresa and husband, Michael Underwood; Karen and husband, Dana Archer; Bobbie Jo and husband, Frankie Denton; Sherry and husband, Dennis Wittenbarger; son, Tom Mills; grandchildren, Jay and Jacob Ownby; Jason and Tyler Underwood; Colt Porterfield; Trina Archer; Frankie and Brittany Denton; Chassity and Steve Loveday; Blake Wittenbarger; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Braden McCarter; Madison Loveday; mother, Viola N. Ownby; brothers, Willie Paul and wife, Jeanette; Carlos R. and wife, Carol; Donnie Wayne and wife, Lisa Ownby; several nieces and nephews; special friends Morris Moore and Ralph Sams.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Wednesday in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway, with funeral service to follow at 8 PM, Rev. Donnie Ownby officiating. Family and friends will meet at Highland South Cemetery on Thursday for 1 PM interment services. Pallbearers will be: Jason Underwood; Frankie Denton, Jr.; Colt Porterfield; Jay Ownby; Steve Loveday; and Scott Ownby. Honorary pallbearer will be Tom Mills. Additional information is available through www.berryfuneralhome.com and through this site we invite you to share your thoughts and fond memories with our family.