Edgar Jayco Owens


Edgar Jayco Owens, age 82, of Highlands passed away Aug. 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, Waco Owens, Ronnanie Owens, and Charels Owens, four sisters Euwilda Pickelsimer, 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 Sr.. (Sandra ) Owens of Greenville S.C., Johnny  (Mary) Stephens of Satolah, Ga.; three daughters Mary Owens Ridgeway of Anderson, S.C.., Sherry Lynn Owens Highlands, N.C.., Melissa Euwilda  (Brian) Grace of Satolah, Ga.; two brothers Clevelan Owens of Satolah, Ga., Clinton (Connie) of Kentucky; one sister Dorothy Keener of Social Circle, Ga.; 16 grandchildren and 25- plus great-grandchildren.

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 private family service will be held.

The family asks 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 www.beckfuneralhome.com.