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David Wesley Ownley

David Wesley Ownley, 84, of Elizabeth City, died December 22, 2020 at his residence. He was born August 16, 1936 in Pasquotank County to the late David Cain Ownley and Beatrice Dail Ownley and was the husband of Joyce Bateman Ownley of the home. He was a retired farmer and U.S. Air Force veteran.

In addition to his wife he is survived by daughters Rita Ownley Jennings, Brenda Joyce Ownley and Beatrice Diane Ownley; sons Ronald David Ownley and wife Sherry Underwood Ownley and Wesley Wade Ownley; brother Sammy Ownley; grandchildren Renee Rippy and husband Reagan, Bryan Jennings and wife Victoria, Amanda Renee White and husband Eric, Ronald David Ownley Jr., Kathy Elliott, Crystal Elliott, Cecil Elliott, Wyatt Ownley, Michelle White and Marissa White; and 23 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter Cheryl Theresa Ownley and sister Katherine Godfrey.

A memorial service was held December 24 at Parksville Holiness Church with the Rev. Stuart Meads officiating. The family will receive visitors at the residence. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is assisting the family. www.TwifordFH.com.

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