Judson D. Owen, born October 3, 1938 went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 9, 2018.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will honor Judson’s life at the Virginia Hill Baptist Church, CR 4613, Athens, Texas, on Saturday, February 17th, at 3:30 p.m.
He was preceded in death by his parents: John Miles Owen and Mary Florence McCool Owen, sister: Patsy Owen Johnson, brother: Charlie Dennis Owen, and nephew: Dennis Owen.
Judson is survived by his wife of 57 years, Georgie; daughter; Elizabeth Kandt and her husband Keith; son, James Owen and his wife Linda; grandsons: Jason Kandt; Kyle Kandt and wife Heather; and Kris Kandt; granddaughters: Ashley, Tiffany, and Courtney Owen.
Judson’s lifetime of serving God, as a Baptist minister, began at an early age at the Virginia Hill Baptist Church and spans ministry in churches from Texas to Alaska where he served the last thirty-eight years. Judson retired in 2010 and moved back to his hometown of Athens.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Judson’s memory to the LaRue Baptist Church, P.O. Box 84, LaRue, Texas 75770.