Elizabeth Aswell Callis

April 20, 2012


Elizabeth Aswell Callis age 72 of Harrellsville died Friday, April 20, 2012 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital. She was born December 19, 1939 in Hertford Co. to the late Daniel Vernon Aswell and Louise Rhea Aswell. She was the wife of the late Cecil Lawrence Callis.

Mrs. Callis was a retired Hertford County Deputy Sheriff serving more than 30 years and was a member of Harrellsville Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memory are her children Daniel Lawrence Callis of Harrellsville, Cecil ‘Al’ Callis and his wife Debbie of Kittrell and Sonya Callis White of Harrellsville, a sister Barbara Blowe of Erie, PA, a brother Robert Aswell of Wentworth, NC, a sister Rebecca Powell of Ahoskie, seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held Monday, April 23, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Harrellsville Baptist Church. Rev Marcus Pond will officiate.

The family will receive friends following the service at the church and other times at the home.

Friends and family may send online condolences to www.garrettjonesfh.com

Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Callis family

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Donna Gearheart
11 years ago

Adam and family, I am so sorry to hear of your grandmother’s passing. I know that she meant a lot to you and you will miss her greatly. Just remember all the things she taught you and how much she loved you. You have many good memories and she will always live in your heart! You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you Donna and Terry

Bunny Brady
11 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Your mom was such a wonderful lady to everyone and she will be missed by all.


Verlene Majette
11 years ago

I am so, so sorry to hear of Mrs. Callis’ passing. She was such a sweet, wise and wonderful lady. I shall always cherish the memories of our working together at Hertford County. God wanted the best! RIP

Tara Gardiner
11 years ago


I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you & your family.

Wishing you the peace & comfort that only He can give,


Mr. & Mrs. Scott G. Bonser
11 years ago


The Family of Elizabeth Callis.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May God be with you and yours and give you strength and peace now and always.

anita liverman
11 years ago

Am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Elizabeth’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

In Christian Love: