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Obituary for Barbara Moore Owens
Barbara Ann Moore Owens, 81, of Columbia died peacefully Sunday, December 22, 2019, at Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton, surrounded by her family that adored her. Born January 24, 1938 in Chowan County she joined her late father and mother, William Pruden "Bill" Moore and Elizabeth Cooper Moore in heaven. Mrs. Owens lived a long, happy life as a public health nurse serving the surrounding communities and her home, Tyrrell County. When she retired in 2007, she spent her time riding with her favorite traveling partner, her husband, and working part-time at Creswell Furniture. Her favorite past time was hanging out with granddaughter, Finley.
Her family includes her husband, Derl Ray Owens of the home.; daughters, Dawn N. Hardesty and husband Duane, Sharon O. Alexander and husband Brad, Shelia O. Cumiskey and husband Mark; son, Bryan R. Owens and wife Juliana; grandchildren, Heather N. Stiles and husband Matt and Finley R. Owens; great grandchildren, Emma, Penelope and Teddy Stiles.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.