OBITUARY

Bernice Davis Ownbey

September 14, 1932March 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.

  • FAMILY

  • 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
  • DONATIONS

  • the Alzheimer's Association

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018
REMEMBERING

Bernice Davis Ownbey

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