Jeffrey Owens, Sr


Jeffrey “Jeff” Lamar Owens, Sr. was born September 12, 1961 and departed this life on April 16, 2021.

Jeff attended Columbus Public Schools and worked for Columbus Steel Drum until becoming disabled. Jeff is a huge sports fan and loved spending time with family, as he was always the center of attention.

Jeff was a loving father, grandpa, son, brother, and true friend who will be greatly missed.

Jeff is preceded in death by father, James Pickens; and grandmother, Mamie Brinkley.

Jeff is survived by his mother, Carole Pickens; children, Jeffery L. Owens II, James West, and Tiffany Owens; grandchildren, James West, Jr., Kanori, Kalea, William, TyJuana, and Numari; siblings, Andre (Katherine) Owens, Juan (June) Pickens, Alisha (Terry) Moore, and Nicole (Floyd) Pickens.

Jeff will be truly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving him.

Public Visitation 1:00pm, Private Visitation 2:00pm and Funeral 3:00pm Saturday, May 8, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Please accept my deepest sympathies. May your memories of Jeff and the love of your family surround you and give you, strength and peace in days ahead.

  2. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. In just a little while all of the pain and sorrow that we feel from the death of our love ones will cease and be replaced with joy, because the former things have passed away. With caring thoughts.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

  4. Martin Ruffin

    My sympathy and condolences go out to the family Jeff was a dear friend And my brother You be truly missed but never forgot Brothers forever No Bluffin Marty Ruffin

  5. RIP Jeff

  6. Robin steward

    Sending my condolences to my family. God will see you through grieving is hard he had so much joy and love will miss my cousin. Love you all dearly

  7. Alisha Moore

    Never going to be the same without your presence. You are loved and missed far more than I can even verbalize. Going to do my best to fill the void in Mommies life. Your absence has reunited us all. Love You Boi. Hug Grandma and Daddy n Uncle Mike 4 Me.

  8. Carla Williams

    Sending prayers to my extended family God will give y’all the strength needed. We love y’all from Florida Family!!!

  9. Henderson Karen

    Sending my condolences and prayers to the Family of Jeff Owens may God grant you strength during this difficult time.

  10. Kwesi broomfield

    You will be misused

  11. Kwesi broomfield

    You will be misused

  12. Brandy Sexton

    J.O. ,
    Man I miss you terribly unc. I always figured we would cross paths again someday, just like we always did…sorry that never happened. So glad I have a million memories of the years we kept eachother in check (LOL) good, bad, and hilarious! Love you J.O. rest easy

  13. Monica kirkling

    I’m sorry for your loss I will keep you all in my prayers r.i.p. Jeff

  14. My deepest condolences the family… Jeff is truly missed.
    Love the Cox Family

  15. Wayne D Byas ll

    Thank you for blessing us with your wisdom and thank you for blessing me with one of my best friends OG you will be missed and never forgotten long live J.O #4

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