OWENSBY-BRICE, Mildred, 84, of Dayton, gained her wings Thursday November 25, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.
Mildred was a proud grandmother to several grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren and was a second mother to many in the city of Dayton and around the country. A graduate of Roosevelt High School and Garfield Technical College, Mildred valued education. She worked as a female guard at the Dayton Police Department and the City of Dayton Rehabilitation Center. A devoted member of Greater Christian Pentecostal Church, serving as a kitchen attendant. She was known by her favorite saying, “Love is what it does”, and for her delicious food and professional manner in food service. She served the city as a singer and gospel music promoter for over 50 years.
Preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Moore; devoted husband, James Owensby; dear sons, Terry, Gary, Steven and Michael Owensby.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, William Brice; children, Carol Owensby of Santa Barbara, CA, George Marvin Moore, Constance, James and Carmel Owensby, all of Dayton; sons-in-love, William (Juanita), Robert (Sherry) and Eric (Barbara) Brice; devoted grandchildren, Corwin Perdue, Marshai Davis, Chermil Balbalosa, Jamill Baker.
A Gospel Singing service in her honor will be held 5 pm Sunday, December 5, at House of God Church, 1430 W. Third. St. Homegoing service 11 am Monday, December 6, at First Baptist Church of Ridgewood Heights, 116 Hanover Ave. Visitation 9-11 am. Family will receive friends 10-11 am. Interment Dayton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
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