61 year old Jerry James Owens of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a deliveryman for Estes Furniture Company. The family has chosen direct cremation. No services are planned. Owens was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jim B. and Goldie Martin, and Calvin and Stella Owens; three uncles, four aunts, and two brothers. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Owens of Smithville. Two sons, Andre L. Owens of McMinnville and Darry Owens of Knoxville. Parents, James and Peggy Owens of Smithville. Thirteen grandchildren, one great grandchild. One brother, Terry Owen of Smithville. Special stepson, Jermaine McCoy of Smithville. Special aunt, Mary McCoy. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.