Bernice Davis Ownbey
September 14, 1932 – March 10, 2018
Bernice Ownbey, 85, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018. She was born in Asheville, North Carolina and was a resident of Hampton for 60 years. Bernice worked for the Hampton city schools. She was a former member of Buckroe United Methodist Church.
Bernice was preceded in rest by her husband of 63 years, Lawrence Ownbey, Jr.; her parents; and sister, Hazel Rhoades. She is survived by her sons, Michael and Danny; daughters-in-law, Sandy and Sandra; grandchildren, Allison, Andrew, Ashley, and April; and great-grandchildren, Savannah, Gage, Caylee, Jessi, and Allie.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, with a celebration of Bernice’s life to follow at 7:00 pm at the funeral home. A private interment will be in Asheville, North Carolina.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.
Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.
- Michael Ownbey, Son
- Danny Ownbey, Son
- Sandy and Sandra, Daughters-in-Law
- Allison, Grandchild, *
- Andrew, Grandchild, *
- Ashley, Grandchild, *
- April, Grandchild, *
- Savannah, Great-Grandchild, *
- Gage, Great-Grandchild, *
- Caylee, Great-Grandchild, *
- Jessi, Great-Grandchild, *
- Allie, Great-Grandchild, *
- Lawrence Leroy Ownbey, Jr., Husband
- John Vance Davis, Father
- Edith Allison, Mother
- Hazel Rhoades, Sister
- the Alzheimer's Association
- Visitation Wednesday, March 14, 2018
- Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018