Cincinnati.Com; February 24, 2004
OWENS . Brigadier General Thurman ""Jesse'', dear husband of Phyllis M. Owens (nee Hamer), loving father of Cheryl (Rick) Cline, William T. (Cindy) Owens| . and Anthony L. Owens, beloved brother of Edna DeBerry and loving grandfather of Tyson (Kim) Cline, Darren Cline, Nicholas Carroll and William M. Owens| . and loving great grandfather of Jadon Cline. February 22, 2004, residence Florence, KY, age 78 years. Retired from University of Cincinnati as Executive Director of the Office of the President, member of Holmes High School Hall of Fame, Northern KY Sports Hall of Fame,| . University of Cincinnati Hall of Fame, Holmes High School Alumni Hall of Distinction, 1943 graduate of Holmes High School, 1950 graduate of University of Cincinnati and Captain of University of Cincinnati football team in 1949. Funeral service Thursday, February 26, 2004 at12 Noon with visitation beginning at 11 A.M. at Florence United Methodist Church, 8585 Old Toll Road, Florence, KY. Interment Highland Cemetery. Memorials University of Cincinnati c/o Athletic Department, 2624 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45221. Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia, KY serving the family.