Elizabeth Clement Aiken, 63, passed away peacefully on March 13, 2011. She was born on March 12, 1948 in Texas City, Texas; daughter of the late John Clement and Catherine Foley Clement.
Elizabeth was a proud graduate of Texas Women's University and loved her time as a Physical Therapist. She loved traveling, gardening, crafting, attending the theatre, and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed volunteering and helping people in every capacity from working with orphanages to PTA's to local clubs and organizations. Her last effort was to be on behalf of AARP lobbying in the state legislature.
She is lovingly remembered by her son, Charles Aiken and his wife Heather, of Durham and her beloved grandsons, Chase and William Aiken. She will also be deeply missed by her dear friend John Holland and her two sisters Ann Clement and husband Jarvis, of Elgin, TX and Sue Cicherski and husband Bill, of Irving, TX.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday March 19th, at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh NC. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Japan Disaster Relief Fund c/o The Triangle Red Cross (www.triangleredcross.org
for online donations) 100 N. Peartree Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610 or to the National Wildlife Foundation call 800-822-9919 or online at www.secure.nwf.org/support/memorial.cfm
, in memory of Elizabeth.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.MitchellatRMP.com
Arrangements under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home at Raleigh Memorial Park, Raleigh, NC.