Anthony Ken Owens

August 19, 1963 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 58)

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Nettleton – Mr. Anthony Ken Owens, age 58, died Sunday, February 27, 2022, at North MS Medical Center following a brief illness.  He was born August 19, 1963, in Tupelo, MS to the union of Willie George Holland and Mitty Adelle Owens Holland.  He was a 1982 graduate of Nettleton High School and attended Foster’s Cosmetology College. Anthony was a performer, traveling throughout the Southeast.  He worked as a Supervisor employed for 15 years by E R Carpenter until becoming disabled.  He attended East Springhill Missionary Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends from 5 PM – 7 PM, Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors.  Burial will follow at a later time in the family plot in Houston, MS.

Survivors include one brother, George Holland (Cynethia) of Nettleton and one sister, Felicia Holland of Tupelo; 1 uncle, 3 aunts, 3 nieces, and 2 nephews, and a host of loving family and friends.  Anthony was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Willie Floyd Jernigan; nephew, Terrance Holland; grandparents; 9 uncles and 5 aunts.

Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences to the family may be posted at


March 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tupelo Chapel of Holland

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