Lucetta Snowden

March 21, 1924 ~ February 7, 2021 (age 96)


Lucetta “Set” Snowden quietly went home to be with the Lord on Sunday February 7,2021 at
home with her family at her side. As a result our hearts are heavy but we know the Heavens are rejoicing and filled with extra doses of Love, Joy, Peace and laughter as she entered in.

Life Celebration Services will take place on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Stallings Funeral Home Rev Virgil Wilder will be doing the eulogy. A walk-through viewing will take place at the funeral home on Saturday, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. We are following all COVID-19 restrictions. Mask are required. The services will be live-streamed on Stallings Funeral Home Facebook page.

Lucetta was born to the late Jessie Bowe Sr. and Hattie Beatrice Spellman Bowe on March 21,1924 in
Pasquotank County, North Carolina. She resided all her life in several townships of North Carolina including Sligo, Camden, Newland, Weeksville and Elizabeth City. She received her education in the Pasquotank County school system.
Lucetta worked as a Domestic Technician and other jobs. But what she loved most was her family and receiving scheduled phone calls from her children and her sisters and brother. She was adevoted wife and mother and grandmother. She was very protective of her children. She enjoyed cooking such dishes as chicken and dumplings, sweet potatoe pie, chocolate cake and cabbage to name a few. She loved the Lord and had a sweet quiet spirit within her. She was a loving and faithful member Galilee Missionary Baptist Church for 50 years and served as an usher until her health would not permit.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Arthur Collins Snowden Sr. three sons Benjamin, Cleophus and Richard Snowden and a daughter Audrey Virginia White and four sisters Elmira Marie Brooks, Clotee Treadwell, Geneva Bowe and Annie Dora Bowe. Two brothers and their wives Jessie Bowe Jr. (Ann),Otis Bowe (Katherine)and Nathaniel Bowe. Grandsons Daron Snowden and Donnie White.
She leaves to cherish her memory and love that she gave so freely three sons, Arthur Snowden Jr. (- Cynthia) Willingboro NJ, Larry Snowden(Arlean) Norfolk ,Va, Quinton Snowden St Louis ,Missouri. Four daughters Margaret Boyd(Ricky) Elizabeth City ,NC Mary Artis (William)Norfolk ,Va, Gladys Snowden Jacksonville, Florida and Evelyn Smith Willingboro, NJ, One sister Ella Louise Gregory of Ewing, NJ a brother William Bowe(Mary) Willingboro, NJ, brother in law Shelton Brooks of Elizabeth City, NC. A host of grand, great grand and great great grand .nieces and nephews Who referred to her as grandma (Set)cousins and special friends Mrs. Catherine Billups and Mrs. Virginia Banks , Lois Sawyer.

Stallings Funeral Home will be assisting the Snowden family with excellence and care during their time of bereavement.


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February 13, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stallings Funeral Home
401 S. Dyer Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Funeral Service
February 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Stallings Funeral Home
401 S. Dyer Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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