Doris Elizabeth Pryce

March 13, 1921 - August 3, 2017

03/13/1921 - 08/03/2017

Past Services

Monday August 07, 2017
11:00 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Additional Information:

Rev. Anita Thompson will be officiating the service.


Additional Information:

The family will receive friends following the service at the home of her daughter, Jayne Frei.

AHOSKIE, NC – Mrs. Doris Elizabeth Pryce, age 96, passed away on August 3, 2017 at the Ahoskie House of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Pryce was born on March 13, 1921 to Arnette Curtis and Isabelle Fleming Rose in Garland, TN. Doris served in the United States Navy during World War II in the South Pacific. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where she was a nursing instructor for many years and was given a ten-year humanity award from The Bryan Mawr Hospital for her dedicated service. Doris was a very independent, strong willed woman that spent most of her life taking care of others. She took great pleasure in teaching the Bible. Doris was a loving wife. mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend that will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Pryce.

Doris is survived by two daughters, Jayne E. Frei and husband Dr. Tim of Ahoskie, NC, and Nancy Black and husband Jeremy of Silverthorne, CO; one sister, Shirley Sloper of Cape Coral, Fla; two brothers, Clarence Rose and wife Chloe of Gallatin, TN, and Leon Rose of Newport News, Va.; two grandsons, Todd Frei, and J.J. Black; four granddaughters, Alison Frei, Mollie, Jenny B. Macias and husband Nick, and Julie Black McKenzie and husband Sean; great-granddaughter, Olivia Macias; and great-grandson, Cooper Macias.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Antia Thompson, officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the home of her daughter Jayne Frei.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Pryce family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Kim Sumner
6 years ago

So sorry to hear of Mrs. Pryce’s passing. I enjoyed spending time with her when I worked at Ahoskie House. I remember her talking about going fishing and taking care of a store.

Angel Cahoon
6 years ago

Mrs Jayne….so sorry for your loss. U r in my prayers.

Sacramenta Landrum
6 years ago

To the family and friends of Elizabeth so sorry to hear about your loss. In Jehovah God’s word the Bible is a wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death his son Jesus Christ will resurrect the loved ones that are sleeping in death back to life John 5:28,29, on a brand-new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain nor death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5.