Joseph "JC" Clifton Owenby, age 83, of Mineral Bluff, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021, at his home. JC was born October 2, 1937, in Blairsville, GA, to the late Ira Clifton Owenby and the late Pearl Collins Owenby. He was a member of Culberson Baptist Church, an Auctioneer for over 60 years. He attended many auctions in GA, NC, TN, and SC. "JC" was well known in the area as a big-time cattle trader.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Delores Stephens Owenby, daughters, Judy (Gary) Anderson, and Jane (Tony) Ware, son, Joey (Dawn) Owenby, and the oldest daughter, Beulah Williams, grandchildren, Justin (Morgan) Owenby, Adrian (Michael) Chambers, Devin Ware, Anna (Hunter Barnes) Ware, step-grandsons, Ben and Jax Carroll, great-grandchildren, Stetson Owenby, Bronson Chambers, Alana, and Ryleigh Barnes.
Funeral services: Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 3:00 pm at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Williams officiating. Music provided by Doris Reins and Becky Jenkins. Graveside services will follow at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Will Davis officiating. Pallbearers: Justin Owenby, Devin Ware, Michael Chambers, Hunter Barnes, Jax Carroll, and Ben Carroll.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home Sunday, February 21, 2021, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
Flowers are being accepted but in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 200 Central Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37403
Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA, you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.