Elizabeth Outland Mizelle

December 12, 1927 - August 12, 2019

12/12/1927 - 08/12/2019

Past Services

Friday August 16, 2019
2:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Ahoskie
312 Main Street West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

AHOSKIE, NC – Elizabeth Outland Mizelle, age 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Ahoskie House in Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Mizelle was born on December 12, 1927 to Jesse H. and Lucy Leggett Outland in Hertford County, NC. Elizabeth was an active member of First Baptist Church of Ahoskie as long as her health permitted. She served as head of the bereavement ministry for many years and was a member of the Sarah Raynor Sunday school class. Elizabeth was very supportive of her community, active in the Jr. Women’s Club and later in The Women’s Club of Ahoskie, being past president and Club Woman of the Year. She was a loving wife, mother, 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 L. E. “Cotton” Mizelle; three sisters, Ruby Jernigan, Myrtle Jordan, and Lucille Hale, and two brothers, Ralph and Cecil Outland.

Elizabeth is survived by two daughters, Patricia Mizelle Hughes and husband Charles of Cofield, NC, Betty Mizelle Phillips and husband Rodger of Wake Forest, NC; son, Louis Mizelle Jr. and wife Gayle of Chapel Hill, NC; three grandsons, Scott Phillips and wife Julia of Dunn, NC, West Hughes and wife Jackie of Greenville, NC, and Christopher Mizelle of Apex, NC; two granddaughters, Leigh Hughes Healy and husband Dr. Joe Healey of New Bern, NC, and Mandy Mizelle Norris and spouse Janelle Norris of Durham, NC; five great grandsons; Jack Hughes, Stephen Healy, Ben Healy, Liam Norris, and Cooper Phillips; and a great granddaughter, Marlei Phillips.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, Ahoskie, NC, with, Rev. Trey Gilliam officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service and other times at the home of Patricia and Charles Hughes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, Capitol Campaign, PO Box 649, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by clicking here.

The Mizelle family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the staff at the Ahoskie House for their devoted, kind, and compassionate care for Mrs. Elizabeth during her stay there.  They would also like to especially  thank Dr. Julian Taylor for his devoted time and effort over the years.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Mizelle family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Carolyn Jernigan Martin
4 years ago

I was so sadden to hear of Elizabeth’s death. Love and prayers to all the family.
Carolyn Martin

Rosa And Terry Mizelle
4 years ago

Patricia and Louis, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this sad time. May God bless and keep you and help you through the coming days.

Linda Chittu
4 years ago

Our thoughts & prayers are with your family❤️Love, Linda & Glenn Chitty

ANN M Ladd
4 years ago


Angela L Urquhart
4 years ago

Patricia and Louis,
So sorry to hear the news about your mother. I am thinking of and praying for you and your family and hope the days ahead want be too difficult.

Gene Smith
4 years ago

My deepest sympathy for your loss. (From Son of Glenn & Mary Frances Smith)

Shirley Harrell
4 years ago

So sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I will be praying and thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Cheryl Magette Campbell
4 years ago

Patricia, Louis; Betty,
I wish you the Blessings of Peace in this time of sadness. Knowing that your Mom’’s eternal light flames in your hearts and in those who loved; knew her is a Joyous reality!

Brenda & Carroll
4 years ago

Betty you and your family are in our thoughts. We know that you have many wonderful memories of your Mother and that they will give you comfort.

Brenda & Carroll
4 years ago

.Betty we are thinking of you and all the family. We know that you many wonderful memories of your Mother to comfort you.