Jackie Harris Owensby
May 25, 1944  -  October 10, 2018

Jackie Harris Owensby

I served in the Army.

Jackie Harris Owensby “Jack”, 74, of Ruidoso, New Mexico passed away on October 10, 2018 in Ruidoso, NM. Jack was born on May 25, 1944 in Clovis, NM to Jack and Connie Owensby.

Jack was a graduate of Clovis High School. He married Caroline Sue on March 8, 1979. Jack served six years in the army as a Specialist E-6 Staff Sergeant. Later, Jack and Suzie owned several businesses in Gainesville, TX. Jack retired from McCormick Spice in Irving, TX, and then moved to Ruidoso, New Mexico where he worked as an agent for the Mescalero Tribal Gaming Commission.

Jack is survived by his wife Suzie Owensby, his daughters Terri Higgins and Carri Lohmar, his sons David Higgins and Daniel Thacker, six grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, his brother Randy Owensby, and a number of extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to The Nest Domestic Violence Shelter, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico - http://helpendabuseforlife.org/donatepaypal/


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  1. Kim Zepeda
    Ruidoso, NM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jack was truly a great person and will be missed.

  2. I. Keyes
    Dublin, GA

    Suzie, Terri Family & Friends. It’s sad to lose someone in death. What helped me the most was prayers and faith in God’s promise at Psalm 34:18 “God is close to the broken heart: he saves those who are crushed in spirit.” For more comforting scripture, please visit: jw.org. God’s Kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for will bring about these wonderful promise. My prayers are with you at this difficult time.

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