God’s Daughter, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Friend, People Person, and Comedian are only a few words that describe Dr. Claudette C. Owens. Dr. Owens is a resident of Hartselle, Alabama. She is married to her college sweetheart, Dr. Edward L. Owens. They share three sons, Jeremy, Chip (Lillian), and Arri “AJ” and three grandchildren Josiah, David, and Zarya.
Dr. Owens’ faith is an integral part of her being and provides the foundation for the manner that she carries herself as a person and as a professional. Dr. Owens is the First Lady of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Decatur, Alabama where she serves in various capacities to include being the Music and Worship Arts Pastor. She is also a Prophetic Intercessor and Author. In her book, “He Restores My Soul: Coming Out of Darkness,” she shares her journey coming out of a season of depression.
Dr. Owens is a retired Engineer with a background in Cybersecurity. She spent over 33 years as an Army Civilian with a variety of leadership positions and technical assignments from technology development to Director of Operations for the Future Warfare Center (FWC), U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC). She currently serves as an “on call” employee with KODA Technologies, Inc.
In addition to her technical background, Dr. Owens enjoys reading, quiet time, playing with her grandchildren, directing choirs, writing/directing plays, and writing poems. Dr. Owens is a Mentor, Motivational Speaker, Facilitator, Preacher, Teacher, and Writer. She is the Chief Administrator of Fountain of Life, Inc., Bethel Development, LLC/Quantus Link. LLC. She has a passion for counseling hurting women, mentoring youth, developing various initiatives for Seniors and Veterans and being an advocate for the success of African American Males. Her community service includes her Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, the Morgan County NAACP, and the Decatur Morgan County Alabama A&M Alumni. She also serves on several boards to include: The United Way of Morgan County, the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering, Ability Plus, Inc, and Alabama A&M University College of Business. She has been honored with several community, business, and humanitarian awards.
Dr. Owens holds a BS in Engineering Technology, Ala A&M; a BS in Electrical Engineering, UAH; and a MS and PhD in Physics, Ala A&M; a Master’s in Biblical Studies, and a Master’s in Ministry, Legacy Bible College; and a Doctorate in Ministry, Andersonville Theological Seminary. Dr. Owens considers none of the degrees or any accolades worth anything without love for people. Her two-fold philosophy of life is to be a sincere ambassador for the Lord and to help someone along the way.