Gaynell Miller Gregory, 84, of 325 Old US 17 Road, Hertford, NC died at her residence on Saturday, November 2, 2013. She was born in Perquimans County, NC on February 23, 1929 to the late John Kelly Miller, Sr. and the late Julia White Miller and was the widow of the late Hersey Earl Gregory, Sr. Mrs. Gregory was a retired assistant cafeteria manager at Farm Fresh and was a member of the Woodville Baptist Church where for many years she was the choir director. Mrs. Gregory loved music, gardening, and doing yard work. She always had a loving smile and a kind word for everyone. She will be truly missed by everyone that knew her.
She is survived by two daughters, Sylvia Gregory Berry of Elizabeth City, NC and Phyllis Gregory Cohoon and husband, Walt of Elizabeth City, NC; one brother, John Kelly Miller, Jr. of Sumter, SC. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, Justin Berry, Julia Berry, and Britt Berry Godfrey and husband, Arden. She leaves behind a very special friend, Ben Smith. Mrs. Gregory was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Gregory and a son, Hersey Earl Gregory, Jr.
A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 11:00 am in Twiford Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Toni Wood. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives in the lobby of the funeral home immediately following the service and at other times at her residence, 325 Old US 17 Road, Hertford, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Gregory family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences