Elizabeth Britt Blowe, age 87, of the 700 block of Menola-St. John Rd., died Saturday August 13, 2011 at her home.
Mrs. Blowe was born July 11, 1924 in Northampton County to the late Claude Britt and Bernice Johnson Britt. She was the wife of the late J. Robert Blowe. She worked for the U.S. Census Bureau, attended Menola Baptist Church and was a member of the Menola Women‚??s Club.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons Bobby Blowe of Clayton and Steve Blowe of Menola, three grandchildren, Ryan Blowe of Suffolk,VA, Jessica Blowe of Menola and Jonathan Blowe and wife, Abby of Belmont, a great granddaughter Rhiyanna Lassiter of Ahoskie, a sister Claudia Marie Dixon of Greenville, three brothers Carl Britt and wife, Peggy of Milwaukee, Charles Britt and wife, Jewel of Milwaukee and James Britt and wife, Ethel of Murfreesboro.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, August 17 , 2011, at 12:00 PM, at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie, with the Rev. Cecil Harkey officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10:30 to 12:00 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, prior to services.
Friends and family may send online condolences to www.garrettjonesfh.com
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Blowe family.
Steve, Jess, Ryan and the Blowe family, Arnette and I just learned of your loss and extend to you our deepest and very heartfelt sympathy. Your friends always.
My thoughts and prayers are with all the family during this sad time. We are never really prepared to part with someone we love and cherish but it is God’s plan for all of us. May it comfort you to know that Ms. Blowe is cradled in HIS love.
Dear Bobby, Johnathan, and Family,
We are so sorry to hear about your Mom and Grandmother. Although we never had a chance to meet her, we’re certain she was a truly wonderful lady. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts during your time of loss.
With our deepest sympathy,
Dan & Eileen Blaisdell
Steve, I was sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Words are always hard to come by at a time like this, but know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Dear Bobby and Steve
I am very sorry for the loss of your mother. I have good memories of your family when we were growing up in Menola. Your mother was always kind to our family and respected very highly in the community. My prayers are with your at this time. Your childhood friend.