Cover photo for Douglas Albert Hollowell's Obituary
Douglas Albert Hollowell Profile Photo
1942 Douglas 2024

Douglas Albert Hollowell

April 28, 1942 — January 30, 2024

   Douglas Albert Hollowell, 81, of 433 Dillard’s Mill Road, Tyner, NC, and a former longtime resident of Portsmouth, VA, died Tuesday, January 30, 2024, in Brookdale of Elizabeth City.

   Mr. Hollowell was born in Portsmouth on April 28, 1942, and was the son of the late Luke and Hulda Marie Asbell Hollowell.

   The retired owner of Douglas A. Hollowell, PC, with offices in Portsmouth, Elizabeth City, and Edenton, he was a CPA for 45 years and a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the North Carolina Association of CPAs, and other professional organizations. While living in Virginia, he and his wife were active in the Southeastern Virginia Fox Hunters Association where for 25 years he oversaw the annual field trials. Since returning to the family farm in Chowan County, he was a faithful member, Deacon, and Sunday School teacher at Ballard’s Bridge Baptist Church, and was a member of the Chowan County Fireman’s Relief Fund Board of Trustees.

   Surviving is his wife of nearly 55 years, Ida Edwards Hollowell; two daughters, Patricia Carol Harding of Mooresville, and Donna H. Winborne (husband, Rob) of Tyner; a son, Douglas A. Hollowell, Jr. of Tyner; a sister, Marlena Hollowell of Roanoke, VA; a nephew, Mike Hollowell; and five grandchildren, Hutch, Matthew and Johnny Winborne, and Katlyn and Luke Harding.

   Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in Ballard’s Bridge Baptist Church and will be conducted by the Rev. Jim Taylor. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family in the Family Life Center of the church immediately following the service, or all other times at the residence.

   In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Center Hill-Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 185, Tyner, NC 27980.

   Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, is assisting with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Douglas Albert Hollowell, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Sunday, February 4, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ballard's Bridge Baptist Church

3025 Virginia Road, Tyner, NC 27980

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree