Owen E. Petrey, Jr.
Manager, Funeral Director
Owen serves the funeral home as Manager and Funeral Director. He began his career in Harlan for the Late Harold G. Ball, and received his Kentucky Funeral Directors license in 1986 and later obtaining his Tennessee Funeral Directors license in 1989. He is a member of the Kentucky Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He attended the James A. Cawood High School and Mid America College of Mortuary Science. After 19 years of working in Harlan he relocated to Knoxville for 15 years having managed one of Knoxville's largest funeral home. In 2012 he got the opportunity to return home and work for the Jones Family. He is very fortunate to have worked under some of Harlan's finest funeral home owner's including Harold G. Ball, Dukie Jones, and Jim Rich, Sr., and we are lucky to have that experience and knowledge here with us at Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home. Owen is the son of the late Earl & Nateka Petrey. Husband to Sherrie Farley Petrey, also a Harlan Co. native. He has 5 children, Mindy, Owen III, Michael, Beth, and Braxton; 8 grandchildren to keep him busy in his spare time.