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James Fredrick “Freddie” Owens
(February 11, 1968 – March 7, 2023)
James Fredrick “Freddie” Owens, 55 of Mendenhall, Mississippi passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at his home in Mendenhall. He was born on Sunday, February 11, 1968, in Jackson, Mississippi.
A celebration of Freddie’s life will take place on Sunday, March 19, 2023 from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at Braxton First Baptist Church in Braxton, Mississippi with a Memorial Service to follow at 3:00 P.M. Bro. Timothy Carlisle will officiate. A private family burial will take place at Mendenhall City Cemetery at a later date. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. 601-849-5031
He was preceded in death by his father, James R. Owens; mother, Thelma Marie Thames Adkins; and brother, Willard Welborn.
Survivors include his one daughter, Joanna Owens of D Lo, MS; three grandchildren, Lee Harvey, Pyper Harvey, and Bailee Jo Harvey all of D Lo, MS; fiancé, Shelia Williams Grantham of Mendenhall, MS; three step-daughters, Brandy Grantham (Daniel Stewart), Krystal Grantham May, and Kimberly Grantham all of Mendenhall, MS; two step-grandchildren, Ashley Stewart and Richard Stewart both of Mendenhall, MS; one brother, Wilson Welborn (Stephanie) of Brandon, MS; two sisters, Carolyn Welborn Fortenberry of Magee, MS and Mary E. Welborn (John Wilkerson) of Magee, MS; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and “WILD” friends.
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