September 26, 2022

Perry Marvis Owens


Perry Marvis Owens, 67, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. He was born August 12, 1949 in Hobbs, New Mexico the son of J.W. & Willie Mae (Sutton) Owens.
As a child, Perry moved with his family to Sayre, Oklahoma. He attended school in Sayre and graduated from high school in Sayre in 1967. He then served in the United States Army and later with the Navy SeaBee’s. Perry was first married to Vivian Hornsby in 1971 in Sayre, Oklahoma. He later married Cecelia Short in Sayre, Oklahoma. Perry later married Renda Jones in Hobbs, New Mexico. He worked as Lt. Sheriff for 10 years for the Beckham County Sheriff’s Department. Perry then worked as a sheriff deputy for the Washita County Sheriff Department. He enjoyed watching television and solving crossword puzzles.
Survivors include 5 children Monica Dyer of Scott City, KS, Nathan T. Owens of Scott City, KS, David W. (Jacklyn) Owens of Mustang, OK, DeeDee Day of Elk City, OK, and Colton Owens of Lovington, NM; 2 brothers Loy Owens of Carlsbad, NM and Richard Owens of Amarillo, TX; a sister Juretta Pope of Conroe, TX; 14 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Perry is preceded in death by his parents; a son Perry M. Owens, Jr.; and a sister Linda Burthalter.
A private family interment will take place at a later date in Oklahoma. There will be no calling hours. The family request memorials given to the Perry Owens Memorials Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.