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James Henry Owens, age 82, died August 12, 1996 at Delta.

Born January 10, 1914 at Panguitch, Utah to Andy Ray and Lily Josephine Hortt Owens. Married Maxene Jackson August 19, 1946 in Salt Lake. Later solemnized in Salt Lake LDS Temple. Attended A.C. Nelson School in Oasis and Millard Academy in Hinckley. Graduated from Delta High School. Attended CSU and USU. Work in CCC. U.S. Army European theatre World War II 1941-46. Farmer and water master in Sutherland. Active member LDS Church as High Priest, stake missionary, Sunday School teacher, home teacher. Remarkable skill with guns and enjoyed hunting with brothers.Survived by wife: Delta; sons and daughters: Lenard (Janet), Logan: Ed (Jeanene), Delta; Sandra, Sterling; Marjorie (Doug) LeBrecque, Tucson, Arizona; 11 grandchildren. Preceded in death by brother: LaVar; sisters: Bernice, Lilly Bethana; daughter: Vonda Maxene.

Funeral services Thursday August 15, 1996, 11 a.m. Delta 1st LDS Ward. Friends call Wednesday 7-8 p.m. at Nickle Mortuary, 190 South Center, Delta, and Thursday 10-10:45 a.m. at Church. Burial Sutherland Cemetery.