Anna Marie Bithell, 68, of Grandy, NC passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at her home. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Mildred Fallon Beitzel and was the wife of Vernon Albert Bithell. Mrs. Bithell was a longtime member of the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post 6060 Ladies Auxiliary. Affectionately known as “Kingpin”, she was the backbone of her family. A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mrs. Bithell will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Veronica Ann York and husband Kevin of Indianapolis, IN, Maria Lou Bithell of Grandy, NC and Teresa Lynn Alt of Indianapolis, IN; a sister, Mildred Mancini of Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren, Justin Manley of Germany, Matthew Manley of Indiana, Vanessa Amsbary of Grandy, NC, Vance Jensen of Cherry Point, NC, Tyler Alt, Denver Alt and Ava Bevan, all of Indiana; and three great-grandchildren, Jocelyn Manley, Gabriel Amsbary and Benjamin Manley.
A funeral service will take place Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Rev. J. Victor Gournas officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and following the service in the lobby of the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post 6060 Honor Guard, P.O. Box 1384, Elizabeth City, NC 27906. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Bithell family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences