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Benson Funeral & Cremation Services
Friday April 15th, 2022
5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Memorial Service

Benson Funeral & Cremation Services
Friday April 15th, 2022

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Jerry Owensby

Jerry Owensby, 60, of Gastonia passed away on April 4, 2022 at Caromont Regional Medical Center.  He was born on June 22, 1961 to the late Melvin Jerry Owensby Sr. and Mary Mathis Owensby.  He is also preceded in death by his brother, Joe Owensby and sister, Mary Ramsey.  Jerry was always full of life and a hard worker.  He would always help anyone he could.

Survivors include his companion, A.J. Jenkins; sisters, Annette Martin (Chris), Wanda Snipes, and Pam Smith (Chris); brother, Doug Owensby (Shannon); nieces, Hannah Dickerson, Cierra McDonald, Emma Smith, Elaina Smith, Alley Smith, and Felicia Ramsey; nephew, Justin Jenkins; great-nieces and nephews, Willow Jenkins, Adalyne Jenkins, Nyoni Cruz McDonald, Joshua Ramsey, Zariah Ramsey, Chase Ramsey, and Christopher Ramsey.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Benson Funeral Services, Mt. Holly with Rev. Dennis Gomez officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Our thoughts are with Wanda and her family during this difficult time. We are sorry for your loss. ~Angie, Sharon, and Madison

Angela Harris Apr 26 2022 7:44 PM

Deepest prayers of healing and peace for this family. Lord send the comforter to their side in Jesus name Amen

Shirley Henderson Apr 13 2022 7:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerry Owensby

The Staff of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Apr 11 2022 12:00 AM