Homegoings - Isaiah Owens

“Life, no matter how long you live, is like a vapor. It appears for a moment, and then it disappears.”

Photo by Jason Falchook

Homegoings

by Isaiah Owens

Isaiah Owens feels that he was born to be a funeral director but finds some obstacles along the way.

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Check out the book The Travelers about Isaiah’s work at his funeral home. Also Isaiah was the subject of a film called Homegoings, from the PBS documentary series, POV.

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Isaiah Owens outside Owens Funeral Home. Photo by Marshall Stief, courtesy of Homegoings.

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Isaiah Owens. Photo by Marshall Stief, courtesy of Homegoings.