Virginia Sorrells Owensby

March 19, 1921 - March 9, 2010
Virginia Sorrells Owensby

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Virginia Owensby, 88, died peacefully at home on March 8th. She was a much loved mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 50 years, Ravenel Owensby; her parents, Ernest and Jesse Sorrells; her sister, Maxine, and brothers, Bob, Ray and Jay.

Surviving to carry on her memory are her children, George, Karen and Richard; her daughter-in-law, Shara; and grandchildren, Kelly, Jessi, Allen, Hannah, Dylan and Clare; and her sister, Betty Joyce and brothers, Albert, Eugene, Morris and Jack.

Graveside services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, March 13th at Bearwallow Cemetery in Gerton.

The family kindly requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to a local food pantry.


Saturday, March 13, 2010
12:00 AM

Bearwallow Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
Hwy 74A
Gerton, NC 28735

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  • March 10, 2010
    Debbie Gentry says:
    Thoughts and Prayers are with Karen and her family.

  • March 10, 2010
    Gretchen Wirtz Williams says:
    Karen and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's death. She was a neat lady and I enjoyed the times I got to be with her when you and I needed a ride to Charlotte. May God give you His comfort and strength and hold you securely in His loving arms. Gretchen W. Williams

  • March 10, 2010
    Linda and Bob Murr says:
    Karen and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you

  • March 11, 2010
    Paula Thum & Joe Hicks says:
    Our thoughts are with you and your family.

  • March 11, 2010
    DeWayne Butcher says:
    Karen, So sorry to hear about your mother. Know she has had a hard time so sad to have it be so final. Didn't have an email for you so thought I'd leave a message here.