Barbara Cooke Owens thumbnail

Barbara Cooke Owens

July 17, 1945 - September 8, 2020

WINTON, NC – Barbara Ann Owens, age 75, of Odette Lane, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the Accordius Health at Creekside Care of Ahoskie, NC.

Barbara was born on July 17, 1945 to Lonnie Beecher and Nettie White Cooke in Hertford County, NC. Barbara was a hard working mother that loved her son dearly. She spent her life as a hairdresser in the Roanoke Chowan area. She was always full of life and her smile could brighten up any room she walked into. Barbara was loved by many and will be deelpy missed by her family and friends.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Beecher Cooke, sister, Clara Harrell, niece, Claudia Jean Harrell, and great-niece, Caycee.

Left to cherish Barbara’s memory is her beloved, son, Michael Owens and girl friend, Barbara of Ahoskie; grandson, Brandon Owens; sister-in-law, Diane Cooke; three nieces, Cindy Konig, Debbie Jenkins, and Lynn Cantrell; two nephews, Bob Cooke, and Rupert Harrell, Jr.; three great-nieces, Rebecca Snook, Tabatha Riggs, Candace Gearheart; five great-nephews, Travis Harrell, Marty Harrell, Logan Jenkins, Jordy Jenkins, and Gage Cooke; great-great niece, Faith Riggs; and two great-great nephews, Dakota Gearheart, and Peyton Konig; along with many clients and friends.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 11, 2020, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with Pastor Mike Blowe officiating.

Donations may be made to help the family with final expenses by clicking here

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

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 11, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020

Time: 11:00 am


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Barbara by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

What our families say...

“They treated us like family.”


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.