Elizabeth Anne League Tice died at Croasdaile Retirement Community on Monday, October 10, 2016. She was born in Henderson, N. C. on March 14, 1937 to Jesse Cox League, Sr. and Doris Waldrop League.
Anne graduated John Graham High School in Warrenton, N.C. and then continued her education and graduated from Duke University in 1958. Anne was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and sang in the Duke Chapel choir. She began her career as a teacher in Maryland public schools, but later decided to return home to NC to be a principal at Henderson Business College. Anne moved to Raleigh, NC and was employed by N. C. State University as an Administrative Assistant in the Engineering School Department. Anne completed her career as a Software Documentation Specialist for Triangle University Computing Center, Data General, and EMC Corporation. Anne really enjoyed community theatre and began acting in The Raleigh Little Theatre. She portrayed many characters on the theatre stage from 1960 to 1971. Her favorite roles were the Conjure Woman in “Dark of the Moon” and the missionary’s wife in “Miss Sadie Thompson”. Anne married Harrell D. Tice September 16, 1972.
Anne was active in the Trinity United Methodist Church participating in the choir, teaching Sunday school, and participating on a number of committees. She was a member of Circle Ten United Methodist women’s group and a member of Preservation Durham as well as a board member of Historic Stagville. In retirement Anne enjoyed traveling in the US and in Europe with her loving husband Harrell.
Anne is survived by her husband, Harrell D. Tice of Durham; brother Jesse Cox League; nephew Scott Martin; nieces Mindy Wilson (Chris) and Melissa Beard; great-nephews Kyle Wilson, Christopher Wilson, Joshua Wilson, Walker Beard and Davis Martin; and great niece Amanda Wilson. She is predeceased by her sister, Linda Roy League.
A memorial service for Anne will be at Trinity United Methodist Church in Durham, NC on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Family will receive friends in the church parlor from 10-11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Inurnment will follow the service at the Trinity United Methodist Church Columbarium.
The Tice-League family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online obituaries; www.hallwynne.com: Select obituaries.