Alice Lula Ownley

Alice Lula Ownley

Alice Lula Ownley, 74 of 910 Cherry Glade Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Albemarle Hospital.  A native of Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Lyle Ownley and Lula Carr Bright Ownley.  She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a sister, Sylvia O. Long of Kinston, NC; and several nieces and nephews.  She was pre-deceased by a sister, Bernice O. Pike; and two brothers, Larry W. Ownley and Henry Carlton Ownley.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles McKenzie officiating.  Burial will follow in New Hollywood Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Monday at the funeral home from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the residence of Douglas Pike, 774 Halls Creek Road, Elizabeth City, NC.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Ownley family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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  1. Beth Ownley Cooper

    I have many fond memories of visiting Uncle Henry, Aunt Carr and Alice both at Okisco and at Cherry Glade Rd. Alice was so sweet and always had time to laugh and play with me. Praying God will comfort and support all of you. Love, Beth Ownley Cooper

  2. Myrtle Ownley Grimes

    I am so sorry to hear of sweet Alice’s passing. I know she is rejoicing with her Lord, and she can hear just fine! She was a treasure and she will be missed.
    Myrtle Frances ( Ownley ) Grimes

  3. Kay Acurio

    Sending my sincere condolences to all of you. She was always so sweet and thoughtful. In His Love, Kay Acurio

  4. Janet Williamson (Gregory)

    I am so sorry to hear that Alice has passed. I have many fond memories of her when she would babysit me as a child. She is truly missed.

    Janet Williamson

  5. M. Welch

    To the Family: Your sorrow is shared. Many thoughts are with you in your loss. We are praying for brighter days ahead and that God will guide your way.
    Revelation 21:4

  6. Toni Wood

    Awwwwww! It seems like yesterday that Alice Lou (That is what we always called her!) was singing next to me in the choir. She was so precious. I loved it when she would tell you a story and get so excited. Her memories have made me smile. I am sure that she is singing with the angels today and hearing the notes just perfectly!
    Blessings to the family.
    In His love,
    Toni Wood

  7. Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Whitehead

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Alice Lou. Haven’t seen her since we left the area in 1981, but there are many fond memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, and she will remain in our hearts forever.
    Eddie & Dottie Whitehead & family

  8. Albemarle Family Practice Staff

    We, here at Albemarle Family Practice, would like to express our deepest sympathy to the Ownley family. We have enjoyed taking care of Mrs. Alice over the years and looked foward to seeing her bright smiling face when she came into our office. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you guys. Please know that we are here for you.


    Albemare Family Practice
    Dr. Sutton and Staff

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