Sidney Owens Jr.
Sidney Owens Jr.
June 25, 1939 — January 28, 2014
Sidney Owens Jr., 74, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Sidney was born on June 25, 1939, in Centreville, Miss., the son of Sidney Owens Sr. and Alba Miller Owens.
Sidney loved being in the outdoors fishing, hunting, and tending to his garden, but most of all loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He coached his children in youth baseball when they were young. He was a member of the Mississippi National Guard.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, Pat Myers Owens of Bayou Vista; four children, Joe Owens and wife, Judy, of Morgan City, Tammy Balli and husband, Eddie, of Bayou Vista, Johnny Owens and wife, Karen, of Bayou Vista, and Lesa Savoy and husband, Travis, of Morgan City; eight grandchildren, Amy Owens, Tiffany Savoy and fiancé, Scott Benoit, Carin Palmature and husband, Jared, Justin Owens and wife, Sarah, Stephanie Collins, Alyssa Balli and fiancé, Tyler Cook, Michaela Balli, and Caroline Owens; and two great-grandchildren, Logan Collins and Brantley Palmature. Sidney is also survived by one brother, James Owens and wife, Colleen, of Clinton; cousin, Edward Netterville and wife, Mary, of Morgan City; and special friend and caregiver, Lou Sonnier of Bayou Vista.
Sidney was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mary Alice Hastings.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Owens, Edward Netterville, Eddie Balli, Travis Savoy, Justin Owens, Jared Palmature, Scott Benoit and Tyler Cook. Honorary pallbearers will be Issac Jullian, Richard Bullock, Tom Dontay, Barry Bolner and A.J. Gaudet.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Twin City Funeral Home with the Rev. Steven Kelly officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will resume from 8 a.m. until the time of the funeral service on Friday at the funeral home. Sidney will be laid to rest in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Centreville, Miss., following funeral services with graveside services beginning at 1 p.m.