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Judith Anne Owens

November 17, 1950 ~ July 22, 2018 (age 67)

Judith Anne Owens, beloved sister of John J Jr, Richard, Terry and Mary Owens Spiess (Bill); loving aunt to Terrance Michael (Megan); Sarah Owens (Derek Durham); Jonathon Quinn (Crystal McCann); Patricia Kelly; Jennifer and Sean Spiess; also survived by grandnephews Taran & Killian Owens; Rowan & Reese Durham. Preceded in death by her parents, John J, Sr & Anna Burke Owens and sister, Patricia. Judy suddenly passed into the loving arms of our Lord Sunday, July 22, 2018, surrounded by family, at the age of 67.  Born November 7, 1950, Judy is a graduate of St Louis King of France School; Mt Carmel Academy; LSU and UNO.  Her early career in accounting led her to be employed as an auditor for Amtrak, residing in Maryland and New York City.  She returned to New Orleans in 1983 to pursue a degree in HRT at the University of New Orleans. Past employments include:  Ralph & Kakoo's; Tchefunta Country Club; Malange Catering and Special Events (Houston TX). After Katrina, Judy returned to New Orleans to assist with re-opening of the family owned, Owens & Sons, Inc. Her nieces and nephews were always her pride and joy.  She took great pleasure in spending time her grandnephews. 
A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, August 5, at 3:30pm, at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA. Visitation will begin at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Carmel Academy or the American Diabetes Association. To sign the on line guest register, please visit

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