Elva P. Owensby, 91, passed away Thursday, January 23, at the Brian Center. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Jay L. and Dorothy Bradley Owensby. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, J.L., Herman, Ellis and Purney Owensby. A resident of Henderson County for forty years, she attended Valley Springs Elementary School and had worked for CTS in Asheville for forty years. She was a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church and had attended Harvest Time Assembly in Biltmore. She loved gardening and flowers and vacationing with her family. Her faith and devotion to her family were the guiding purpose in her life. These characteristics and her sweet disposition have left an enduring legacy. she was survived by sisters: Annette Briggs (Gary) of Hendersonville and Geraldine Franklin of Horse Shoe along with many beloved nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Monday, January 27, at Harvest Time Assembly in Asheville.
Date: Monday, January 27, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm
Harvest Time Assembly
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