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Orlando Owens

April 19, 1979 July 1, 2022
Orlando Owens
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Obituary for Orlando Owens
Orlando Owens, 43, died July 1, 2022.

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Orlando Rapfell Owens was born April 19, 1979 to the late Kenneth Edwards, Sr. and the late Evelyn Owens Purdy. He was immersed in the Christian community as a Seventh- Day Adventist at Maranatha SDA in Jackson, TN. He graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago with a master’s in Economics and Ph.D. (ABD) in Economics. He worked as a bank manager in Chicago and worked for the US Embassy in Barcelona, Spain. He speaks Spanish, Portuguese, colloquial registers of Spanish, and a dialect continuum of the Romantic languages fluently. He was a Master Mason AF&AM and a Forex Master Trader teaching many students how to Trade.

Orlando was blessed with a large and loving family. He was dedicated to his church, family, friends, and humanity. He was loving and kind always having time for discourse, to answer a question, or solve a problem. Orlando had a brilliant mind and a beautiful spirit. He will be ardently missed by those who loved him.

Orlando is survived by his wife, Teresa; his daughter, Evie Grace Owens (Nashville, TN); his brothers, DeVoisie Owens (Jackson, TN) and Kenneth Edwards, Jr. (Chicago, IL); his sisters, Danielle Owens (Jackson, TN) and Shanda Reese (Chicago, IL); his aunts, Angela Smith (Phillip Smith) (Chicago, IL), Yvette Thomas (Jack Thomas) (Jackson, TN), and Sonia Owens (Jackson, TN); his uncle, Billy Owens (Jackson, TN) who preceded him in death; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Inurnment: Bristol 7, Side B, Level B, #4

Serenity Funeral Home, Tel. (901)379-0861.
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