Jerry Dennis Owens

March 15, 1944 to April 13, 2014

Jerry Dennis Owens was born the son of Ace and Jessie (Seymour) Owens on Wednesday, March 15, 1944, in Dinuba, California.

Jerry attended the local school in Forest Grove, OR, graduating from Forest Grove High School. In 1961, Jerry joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1964 upon his return from Vietnam. On April 17, 1971, he married Judith Kemper. Jerry worked as a finisher in the construction industry and was employed by Goodwill Industries until his retirement in 2009. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Newberg. Jerry enjoyed many outdoor activities including, hunting, fishing and photography.

On Sunday, April 13, 2014, Jerry Dennis Owens died at his residence when he was seventy years, zero months and twenty-nine days of age.

Surviving and left to honor his life are: His wife, Judith Owens, of Newberg; three daughters Kelly Mayo, of Odenton, Maryland, Tammy Burns, of Newberg, and Paula Rose, of Newberg; two sons, Brett Rose, of Kalispell, Montana and Roger Clooten, of Hillsboro; ten grandchildren and those who have come to know and appreciate him where he has lived and worked. His parents Ace and Jessie Owens preceded him in death.

His Memorial Service was held Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Attrell’s Newberg Funeral Chapel with Father Don Gutmann officiating. Online condolences may be made at