Jerry Fred Owenby, age 81 of Andrews, NC passed away on November 17, 2020.
He was born in Macon County, NC to the late Elmer and Gladys Owenby. Jerry was a maintenance supervisor for Lee's. He attended Faith Baptist Tabernacle Church. He was a good Christian man and a hard worker. Jerry loved to give his friends a pocketknife and his great grandchildren one dollar every time he saw them. Jerry, in addition to being a compassionate man, was quick witted and left a favorable impression on those he met.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters, Sherry Owenby and Crystal Owenby.
He is survived by his wife, Syretta Owenby; one daughter, Bobbie Owenby; two brothers, J.D. Owenby and Hoyt Owenby; grandchildren, Tiffani Buchanan, Tasha Passmore and Jerris Passmore; and great grandchildren, Bailey, Madison, Payton, Troy, Shelby, Porter and Sam.
A memorial service will be held at 4 pm, Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews. Rev. Chuck Davis will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 2 pm - 4 pm, Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com