Barbara Boyce Etheridge Tillett

Barbara Boyce Etheridge Tillett

Barbara Boyce Etheridge Tillett, 82, died June 28, 2013, at the Tarboro Nursing home. She was born on February, 16th, 1931, to the late Jesse Emerson Etheridge, and Darrow Malone Tillett, in Wanchese, NC. Barbara was a loving wife and mother, who took great care of the home. She loved attending church, keeping faith and prayer a big part of her life.

She is survived by her husband, David Caswell Tillett, of 49 years; her daughters, Darlone Daniels, and husband George, of Wanchese, NC, Sally Daniels and husband Charlie, of Tulsa Oklahoma; her son, Landrey Gaskins, and wife Mary Helen, of Rocky Mount, NC; her sister, Carol Tillett, of Manteo, NC; her sisters in law, Betty Lou Henley, Sarah Etheridge, and Betty Ballance; her grandchildren, Angie Sawyer and husband Keith, Vicky Hodges and husband George, Dr. Shane Daniels, and wife Sheila, Heather Sulkowski and husband Ryan, and Rachael Rowland, and husband Jason; Great Grandchildren, Dylan Hodges, Drake Hodges, Dayne Hodges, Taylor Sawyer, Doxie Sulkowski, Hunter Rowland, Ali-Joy Rowland. Including her parents, she is predeceased by her sister, Laurette Swindell; brothers, Mac Etherdige, Darcey Etheridge, and Jessie Etheridge Jr.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 4:00 pm, at the Wanchese Assembly of God, with the Reverend Stephen Wescott, Reverend Roger Barnett, and Reverend David Daniels officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, July 2nd, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at Twiford Funeral Home, 500 Budleigh St, Manteo, NC. Burial will be in Cudworth Cemetery.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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  1. Jenny Gray Jones

    My prayers are with each of you. When Barb came into Dave’s life (which seems like just yesterday) his world and his family’s world received her precious gift of love. I am honored to have known her and witnessed their love for each other. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed so very much. Jenny

  2. Gwen Gray Haskell

    Landrey,Darlone,& Sally:
    My thoughts & prayers are with each of you,your families & Dave . Barb was a very special person. She brought warmth & love to all her knew her. She will always have a special place in my heart.
    I cherish the memories of my summers spent in Wanchese with all of you & Barb. My sincere condolences to all.
    Love, Gwen

  3. Fancheon Gray

    Darlone, Landrey, Sally Kay
    My thoughts are with each and everyone of you. Your mother was a very special friend to me when I came into the family60 some years ago. Idearly loved your mother. She will always be in Gods hands anwill always be loved in my memories. My love goes out to all of youas well as from the rest of my family. With all my love Fancheon

  4. Shirlene Gray Harper

    To all of the family of this most loved lady I know you are so proud of Barbara (Barb). God surely gave you all a wonderful friend as well as mother and family member. All our love Shirlene, Zane & Cathy, (Van Grays)
    other children.

  5. Sharon Mann Ambrose

    Dear Dave, Landrey, Darelone, Sally Kay and your families. I want you to know I was very honored to get the chance to see your Mom one more time. She truly looked at peace and beautiful as ever. She was a wonderful Mother, Wife, and dear to her friends!. I pray God gives you the peace only he can give and surrounds you with your Moms angel wings. May God Be with you and May you know you had the best. I loved her so much.

  6. George and Linda Pearce (Manteo, NC)

    Our sympathies to her large and loving family. Her goodness lives on through them.

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